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Drinking Hallucinogenic Ayahuasca in the Amazon

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Often funded by pharmaceutical or cosmetic companies, Chris Kilham scours far-off cultures for exotic plants and remedies that could potentially enhance products. Kilham also hunts psychoactive plants, which cause hallucinations and other psychedelic effects. His new book details the psychoactive drink known as ayahuasca in the Amazon rainforest. The video above shows what it’s like to drink the bitter brew.

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