Information regarding the most common contents of Banisteriopsis Caapi, also known as Ayahuasca, Caapi or Yage.
The active substances of Banisteriopsis Caapi, a South American jungle vine of the Malpighiaceae family, are found on the inside of the bark of freshly cut stems.
Phalaris Arundinacea is also known as Reed Canary Grass. The invasive, coarse looking, perennial plants commonly grow along the margins of lakes and streams and can reach a height of up to 2m, with blue-green leaf blades. The flowers develop on the stem, high above the leaves and look pink when the plant is in full flowering.
Syrian Rue (Peganum harmala) grows from the Mediterranean to northern India, Mongolia, and Manchuria and is a member of the Zygophyllaceae family.
The evergreen tropical tree Psychotria Viridis is cultivated throughout northern South America and much of Central America, but its original homeland is the Amazonian lowlands. It prefers growing in full sun to half shade and has large (up to 9.44"; 24cm) oval leaves, with pointed tips. It usually grows in very rich and fertile soil, shedding its seeds from red berries.
Jurema Preta or Mimosa Hostilis, is a plant that can be found naturally growing in Brazil, with some of its roots growing above ground. The roots of the plant are fibrous and break easily, usually showing a beautiful pinkish color to the flesh.