Ayahuasca is an ancient psychedelic plant medicine that has been used by shamans in South America for centuries if not thousands of years. Ayahuasca has also been used by by other cultures as well. It's a brew that is made by boiling the leaves and vines of specific plants from the amazonian jungle. Today, this plant has been starting to make its way into Western culture and is being used to treat people with a variety of ailments that include depression and addiction. More recently the plant medicine is being studied as a potential treatment to fight cancer. Even though in the United States Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is highly illegal and is considered as a Schedule I drug by the U.S. Controlled Substances Act and the International Convention on Psychotropic Substances.
In the US there is Religious Protection for Ayahuasca to be used as a Sacrament, so a handful of Churches provide it.
Ayahuasca is regarded as one of the most powerful hallucinogen's known to mankind. People who have consumed ayahuasca report having spiritual revelations regarding their purpose on earth, the true nature of the universe as well as deep insight into how to be the best person they possibly can. This is viewed by many as a spiritual awakening and what is often described as a rebirth. In addition, it is often reported that individuals feel they gain access to higher spiritual dimensionsand make contact with various spiritual or extra-dimensional beings who can act as guides or healers.