Taking Ayahuasca requires preparation to obtain a beneficial experience and reduce any type of damage. Here you will find the essentials to know before a ceremony with her. PREVENTION FOR THOSE WHO TAKE MEDICATION Even though ancestral medicines do not pose a risk in themselves, there are some restrictions that it is important to take into account to prevent medicines from having any reaction due to the combination of medicines or foods. Some of these medications should be discontinued at least 15 days before ingestion and some others with 24 hours is sufficient. Here are some of the medications that should be consulted with your doctor: • SSRIs (any selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) • Antipsychotics • Appetite suppressants (pills) • CNS (central nervous system depressants) • Amphetamines (including methamphetamine and dex, variants) • Antihypertensives (medicines for high blood pressure) • Medicines for asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory problems • Antihistamines, cold medicines, sinusitis problems, hay fever or allergies (Benadryl, Benylin, Chlor-Trimeton, Compoz, etc. ) PREVENTION FOR THOSE WHO USE DRUGS AND HERBS Consumption must be eliminated for at least 15 days prior to the consumption of the following substances: • Actifed • Amantadine hydrochloride (Symmetrel) • Amoxapine (Asendin) • Benadryl • Benylin • Bupropion (Wellbutrin) • Buspirone (BuSpar) Carbamazepine (Tegretol, Epitol) Chlor-Trimeton • Clomipramine (Anafranil) • Cocaine • Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) • Cyclizine (Marezine) • Desipramine (Petrofrane) • Dextrometorfano (DXM) • Disopyramid (Norpace). • Doxepina (Sinequan) • Ephedra • Ephedrin • Flavoxate hydrochloride (Urispas) Fluoxetine (Prozac) • Ginseng • Imipramine (Tofranil) Isocarbazide (Marplan) • Kava • Levodopa (Dopar, Larodopa) • Loratadine (Claritin). • Maprotiline (Ludiomil) • Meperidine (Demerol) Methylphenidate (Ritalin) Nortriptyline (Aventyl) • Oxybutynin chloride (Ditropan) • Orphenadrine (Norflex) • Parnate • Paroxetine (Paxil) • Phenergen • Fenelzine (Nardil) • Procainamide (Pronestyl) • Protriptyline (Vivactil) • Pseudoephedrine • Quinidine (Quinidex) • Salbutemol • Salmeterol • Selegiline (Eldepryl) • Sertraline (Zoloft) • Sinicuichi • St. John Wart • Tegretol • Temaril • Tranilcipromine (Parnate) • Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, Elavil) • Trimipramine (Surmontil) • Yohimbine PREVIOUS DIET The following meals and drinks should be avoided at least 7 days in advance due to their high amounts of tyramine: • Red meat. • Cooked meats such as sausages, mortadella, pepperoni, salami, etc. • Protein extracts. • Dietary protein supplements. • Aged cheese. • Any fish that is not fresh or that has undergone some form of treatment (for example, smoked, fermented, pickled or dried fish, etc.). ). • Yeast in any shape. • Soy sauce and fermented soy paste. • Fermented tofu (vegetable cheese). • Fermented soy tofu (vegetable cheese). • Canned soup, broth or ant soup with protein extracts. • Miso soup Japanese soup prepared with a mixture of wheat or rice with the kōji-kin fungus —-Chucrut (prepared fermented cabbage). • Fruit beaten or ripe. • Nuts including, but not limited to, raisins and figs. • Avocado and guacamole. • Any alcoholic beverage and its non-alcoholic variants (for example, non-alcoholic beer). • Dairy products that have not been refrigerated or are close to their expiration date. • Shrimp paste (fermented shrimp pasta). • Aspartame sweetener. • Large amounts of peanuts. • Large amounts of raspberries. • Large amounts of spinach. • Large amounts of chocolate. • Caffeine. Fast On the day of taking Ayahuasca, solid foods must have been fasted, liquids can be consumed and for diabetics it is important not to restrict any food. They must have stopped using any drug or alcohol a week in advance to prevent any substance from altering the normal process of medicines, this point is of the utmost importance since if it has not been met it could generate states of psychosis, paranoia or anxiety since the medicines are altered under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The ceremonies will also not be allowed to participate: pregnant women, people with cardiovascular problems, heart problems, severe hypertension, psychiatric pathologies, recent fractures or surgeries, acute infectious diseases or epilepsy. If you are not sure if you have followed the above instructions or did not respect them, it is important to check with our team if you can take the medicines or if it is necessary to make a new appointment or participate in another subsequent ceremony when the right conditions are already available. Our indications are based on the experience we have with the use of ancestral medicines, the research we have carried out in the different media, we are not qualified to give professional opinions or to give medical instructions, to replace medicines, treatments, doses or diets. WHAT TO BRING ON THE DAY OF THE CEREMONY? What you should take with the shots: • Sleeping bag or mat. You can take a blanket depending on the weather. • Comfortable clothes. • Water or whey. • Light foods (fruit, seeds) to share at breakfast. • 2 small garbage bags. • Toilet paper. • Amulets that you like to charge with energy WHO CAN'T TAKE AYAHUASCA? People who suffer from asthma, severe heart problems of high and low blood pressure, allergic, hypertension, in advanced pregnancy, in their menstrual cycle, should consult with the person from whom they will receive the medicine earlier. There are medical preparations that are suitable for these people, but each case must be evaluated. Very rarely a child is given a shot, when the father requests it as an alternative to some treatment, it is evaluated together with the parents who should have already taken medicine. You can visit our website www.medicinatrascendental.com or contact us by Whatsaap to learn more at +52 1 55 2673 1945.