Ayahuasca Reading

Aaronson, Bernard, & Osmond, Humphry. Psychedelics: The Use and Implications of Hallucinogenic Drugs, Anchor Books, 1970.

Castner, J.L., Timme, S.L. and Duke, J.A.. A Field Guide to Medicinal and Useful Plants of the Upper Amazon, Feline Press, Gainesville, FL, 154 pp.,1998.*

Cowan, T. Shamanism as a Spiritual Practice for Daily Life, The Crossing Press, Freedom, California, 1996.

Daly, J.W. et al. “Frog Secretions and Hunting Magic in the Upper Amazon: Identification of a Peptide that Interacts with an Adenosine Receptor”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 89: 10960-10963, 1992.

Davis, E.W. and Yost, J.A. The Ethnomedicine of the Waorani of Amazonian Ecuador, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 9, 273-297, 1983.

Davis, Wade. One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest, Simon and Schuster, 1996.

Der Marderosian, A.H. et al. Native Use and Occurence of N,N-Dimethyltryptamine in Leaves of Banisteriopsis Rusbyana,
American Journal of Pharmacy 140:137-147, 1968.

Dobkin de Rios, M. Banisteriopsis in Witchcraft and Healing Activities in Iquitos, Peru, Economic Botany 24: 296-300, 1970.

Dobkin de Rios, M. A Note on the Use of Ayahuasca among Urban Mestizo Populations in the Peruvian Amazon, American Anthropologist 72: 1419-1422, 1970.

Dobkin de Rios. Visionary Vine: Hallucinogenic healing in the Peruvian Amazon, Waveland Press, 1972. *

Dobkins de Rios, Marlene. Hallucinogens: Cross-Cultural Perspectives, Unity Press, 1990.

Dobkin de Rios. Amazon Healer: The Life and Times of an Urban Shaman, Prism Press, England, 1992.*

Drury, N. The Elements of Shamanism, Element Books Limited, Great Britain, 1989.

Drury, N. Shamanism, Element Books Limited, Great Britain, 1996.

Duke, J.A. & Vasquez, R. Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1994.

Eliade, M. Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstacy, Bollingen Series, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964.

Erspamer, V. et al. The Opioid Peptides of the Amphibian Skin, International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience 10: 3-30, 1992

Erspamer, V. et al. Pharmacological Studies of “Sapo” from the Frog Phyllomedusa Bicolor Skin: a Drug Used by the Peruvian Matses Indians in Shamanic Hunting Practices, Toxicon 31: 1099-1111, 1993.

Forte, R. (ed.) Entheogens and the Future of Religion, Council on Spiritual Practices, San Francisco, 1997.*

Furst, P. (ed.) Flesh of the Gods: The Ritual Use of Hallucinogens, Waveland Press, Prospect Heights, Illinois, 1972.*

Furst, Peter T. Hallucinogens and Culture, Chandler and Sharp, 1990.

Gentry, A.H. A Field Guide to Woody Plants of Northwest South America, Conservation International, Washington, D.C., 1993.

Harner, M.J. The Jivaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls, University of California Press, Berkeley, 233 pp., 1971.

Harner, M.J. (ed.) Hallucinogens and Shamanism, Oxford University Press, 1973.

Harner, M.J. The Way of the Shaman, Harper/San Francisco, 1980.

Harvey, G. Shamanism: A Reader, Routledge, London, 2003.

Kleinman, A. Why do Indigenous Practitioners Successfully Heal? Social Science and Medicine 13B:7-26, 1979.

Kricher, J.C. A Neotropical Companion, Princeton Univ., NJ, 1989.

Lamb, F.B. Rio Tigre and Beyond: The Amazon Jungle Medicine of Manuel Cordova, North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, 1974.

Lamb, F.B. Wizard of the Upper Amazon: The Story of Manuel Cordova-Rios, North Atlantic Books, Berekely, 1970.

Luna, L.E. & Amaringo, P. Ayahuasca Visions: the Religious Iconography of a Peruvian Shaman, North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, CA, 1991. *

Luna, L.E. & White, S. (eds.). Ayahuasca Reader: Encounters with the Amazon’s Sacred Vine, Synergetic Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2000.*

Masters, R.E.L., & Houston, Jean. The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience, Dell Publishing Co., 1966.

McKenna, T. and McKenna, D. The Invisible Landscape: Mind, Hallucinogens and the I CHING, Harper, San Francisco, 1975, 1993.

McKenna, T. The Archaic Revival, Harper, San Francisco, 1991.*

McKenna, T. Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge, Harper, San Francisco, 1992.*

McKenna, T. True Hallucinations, Harper, San Francisco, 1993.*

Metzner, R. Ayahuasca: Human Consciousness and the Spirits of Nature, Thunder’s Mouth Press, New York, 1999.*

Narby, J. The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, New York, 1999.*

Narby, J. and Huxley, F. (eds.) Shamans Through Time: 500 Years on the Path to Knowledge, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, New York, 2001.*

Nicholson, S. (ed.) Shamanism: An Expanded View of Reality, Quest Books – Theosophical Publishing House, Wheaton, Illinois, 1987.

Pinkley, H.V. Plant Admixtures to Ayahuasca, the South American Hallucinogenic Drink, Lloydia 32(3):305-313, 1969.

Plotkin, M.J. Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice, Viking, 1993.*

Polari de Alverga, A. Forest of Visions: Ayahausca, Spirituality, and the Santo Daime Tradition, Park Street Press, Rochester, Vermont, 1999.

Reichel-Dolmatoff, G. The Shaman and the Jaguar: A Study of Narcotic Drugs Among the Indians of Colombia, Temple Univ. Press, Philadelphia, 1975.

Rengifo, E. and Cerruti, T.S. Plantas Medicinales de la Amazonia Peruana, Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana (IIAP), 1997.

Roberts, T.B. Psychoactive Sacramentals: Essays on Entheogens and Religion, Council on Spiritual Practices, San Francisco, 2001.*

Schultes, R.E. Hallucinogenic Plants, Golden Press, New York, 1976.

Schultes, R.E. Recognition of Variability in Wild Plants By Indians of the Northwest Amazon: an Enigma, Journal of Ethnobiology 6: 229-238, 1986.

Schultes, R.E. Where the Gods Reign: Plants and Peoples of the Colombian Amazon, Synergetic Press, Oracle, AZ, 1988.*

Schultes, R.E. Hoffman, A. The Botany and Chemistry of Hallucinogens, Thomas, Springfield, IL, 1980.

Schultes, R.E., Raffauf, R. The Healing Forest: Medicinal and Toxic Plants of the Northwest Amazonia, Dioscorides Press, Portland, OR, 1990.

Schultes, R.E., Hoffman, A & Ratsch, C. Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing and Hallucinogenic Powers, Healing Arts Press, Rochester, Vermont, revised and expanded edition 1998.*

Schultes, R.E., Raffauf, R.E. Vine of the Soul: Medicine Men, their Plants and Rituals in the Columbian Amazonia, Synergetic Press, Oracle, AZ, 1992.*

Stafford, Peter. Psychedelics Encyclopedia, Ronin Publishing Inc., 1992.

Strassman, Rick. DMT: The Spirit Molecule, Park Street Press, Rochester, Vermont, 2001.*

Wilcox, Joan P. Ayahuasca: The Visionary Healing Powers of the Vine of the Soul, Park Street Press, Rochester, Vermont, 2003.

Wolf, F.A. The Eagle’s Quest: A Physicist’s Search for Truth in the Heart of the Shamanic World, Summit Books, New York., 1991.