Wondering how to prepare for ayahuasca? If you’ve never tried ayahuasca, then in one sense, it’s hard to be prepared for the experience.
In this guide, we describe essential ways to prepare for an ayahuasca retreat, delving into topics like intention-setting, integration, diet, lifestyle, and much more.
Don’t Expect A Recreational Experience
Firstly, don’t travel to Latin America and take ayahuasca as a fun, adventurous thing to do. Ayahuasca is not a recreational drug.
Ayahuasca offers people a profound psychedelic experience.
This can involve the following. – Visions – Confronting past trauma and difficult memories and emotions
How To Prepare For Ayahuasca: Expect Physical Side Effects
Ayahuasca is known to produce some noticeable side effects like nausea, vomiting, and — in some instances — diarrhea.
After drinking down the brew, you might feel some nausea within 20 minutes. This is normal. Not everyone vomits, but it is common to.
How to prepare for ayahuasca side effects? Well, you should first expect them to occur. That way you won’t be shocked if you start to feel very nauseous and want to vomit.
Secondly, you should know that the physical side effects of ayahuasca — even if they feel intense — do not indicate that you’re in any physical danger.