• 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)
  • serotonin
  • The difficulty distinguishing between L-tryptophan and free tryptamine as the precursor of harmine biosynthesis originates from the presence of the serotonin biosynthetic pathway, which closely resembles that of harmine, yet necessitates the availability of free tryptamine as its precursor. (wikipedia.org)
  • body's
  • Other means of ingestion such as vaporizing, injecting, or insufflating the drug can produce powerful hallucinations for a short time (usually less than half an hour), as the DMT reaches the brain before it can be metabolized by the body's natural monoamine oxidase. (wikipedia.org)
  • brew
  • 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)
  • contains
  • In addition, mimosa hostilis or jurema shows evidence of DMT content: the pink layer in the bark of this vine contains a high concentrations of N,N-DMT. (wikidoc.org)
  • found
  • With the radioisotope carbon-11 harmine is used in positron emission tomography neuroimaging to examine its binding to MAO-A. Harmine found in root secretions of Oxalis tuberosa has been found to have insecticidal properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Harmine has been found to increase EAAT2 glutamate pump expression in central nervous system, therefore reducing glutamate toxicity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Isolated harmine was found to exhibit a cytotoxic effect on HL60 and K562 leukemic cell lines. (wikipedia.org)
  • This and the negligible harmine plasma levels found suggest a predominantly peripheral (gastrointestinal and liver) site of action for harmine. (aspetjournals.org)
  • effects
  • The effects of the South American psychotropic beverage ayahuasca on subjective and cardiovascular variables and urine monoamine metabolite excretion were evaluated, together with the drug's pharmacokinetic profile, in a double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. (aspetjournals.org)
  • 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)
  • It has a long vine which grows for 30 feet in length and bears alternate, serrate leaves with finely toothed lobes. (findmeacure.com)