• brew
  • New research would suggest that a key ingredient in the mysterious Ayahuasca brew could offer insights into diabetes treatment. (zamnesia.com)
  • To be more precise, it is the harmine contained within the vines used to make the brew that is of interest, and has implications for treating people across the globe. (zamnesia.com)
  • The vine and the ayahuasca brew are legal ambiguities, since nowhere in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act is it stated that natural material containing a scheduled substance is illegal, a position supported by the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ayahuasca is a prime example of this, though there are a number idiosyncratic formulas of the brew, in essence it is based on two core ingredients (Figure 3). (altdotmind.com)
  • caapi vine
  • contradictory] The caapi vine itself was the subject of a dispute between U.S. entrepreneur Loren Miller and the Coordinating Body of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA). (wikipedia.org)
  • chemistry
  • The E. Merck Company made a film illustrating the chemistry and pharmacology of harmine, along with its effects in three Parkinsonian patients at the Heidelberg Clinic. (ucla.edu)
  • found
  • Another psychedelic found in South America, called yaje, is ingested in the form of a drink prepared from the stem bark of certain vines. (angelfire.com)
  • Isolated harmine was found to exhibit a cytotoxic effect on HL60 and K562 leukemic cell lines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other alkaloids found in B. caapi are harmine-N-oxide, harmic acid methylester, harmalinic acid, harmic amide, acethylnorharmine and ketotetrahydronorharmine. (ayahuasca-info.com)
  • plant
  • Their source of harmine at that time was the Asian plant, but in 1926 they received some "yagé drug" from South America, from which they obtained a supply of harmine. (ucla.edu)
  • leaves
  • It is prepared by cutting the vines into lengths which are cleaned and pounded, then placed in a cauldron with the leaves. (shamanportal.org)
  • treatment
  • Harmine had a rapid rise to fame in the treatment of Parkinson's disease in Germany, and an equally rapid demise, the reasons for which will be discussed. (ucla.edu)
  • Could Harmine Be A Key In Diabetes Treatment? (zamnesia.com)
  • In a press release to Science Daily, senior study author Andrew Stewart said "the harmine drug class can make human beta cells proliferate at levels that may be relevant for diabetes treatment. (zamnesia.com)
  • Researchers are still pleased with the results and it would seem that the medical community are looking forward to finding out more about how harmine could be used as a potential treatment for diabetes. (zamnesia.com)
  • medicine
  • Research published by Nature Medicine shows that harmine has the ability to regenerate and grow beta cells as well as improve glycaemic control. (zamnesia.com)