PREPARATION FOR BUFO ALVARIUS THERAPY

  • 3 DAYS BEFORE SESSION

    • No ayahuasca

    • Stop taking antidepressants especially IMAO:

      • Isocarboxazida (Marplan)​

      • Fenelzina (Nardil)

      • Selegilina (Emsam)

      • Tranilcipromina (Parnate)

  • 1-2 DAYS BEFORE THE SESSION

    • No recreational drugs, no alcohol

    • Absolutely no antidepressants 1-2 days depending on the dosage and halving time. Consult your doctor if you are unsure.

    • Ideally do more meditation and activities which induce  a positive mindset

  • DAY OF THE SESSION

    • Fasting for 4 hours minimum before the ceremony. If doing the session in the afternoon or evening, eat only a light meal in the morning. 

    • Ideally prepare yourself with a positive mindset, meditation, and yoga are all encouraged.

    • Set a positive intention but remain open minded and surrender to the experience.

SAFE HEALTH CONDITIONS

Bufo Alvarius therapy cannot safely be used if you have ever any of the following health conditions:

 

  • If you have a heart condition

  • If you have had a stroke

  • If you have had a brain hemorrhage

  • If you have had a blood clot