We have made an agreement with the research organization ICEERS (International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research and Services) based in Barcelona. ICEERS will carry out quantitive and qualitative research of all consenting participants measuring their progress throughout the WOTW program. [See Annex for research study proposal].
Although there has been research on the efficacy of traditional Amazonian healing treatments of PSTD, the scientific literature is limited. Anecdotal evidence over the last decade shows significantly positive results. The expectations of this study are that it will advance scientific understanding of deep trauma and highlight the importance of valuing indigenous and traditional healing modalities that recognize the energetic roots of PTSD and trauma.
Additionally, numerous studies have been conducted to assess the safety of ayahuasca. Under the appropriate settings and with supervision, and no prior consumption of contraindicated substances and foods or pre-existing conditions, ayahuasca has been shown to be safe and non-addictive. In fact, it is being explored for its therapeutic potential from multiple perspectives and mechanisms, including the potential to treat substance