Ayahuasca has been used as medication in Ayahuasca Retreats for years. One of the histories of the use of Ayahuasca is originated from the invention of Richard Evans Ayahuasca Retreats. Richard Evans Schultes took into consideration Claudio Naranjo to make an uncommon adventure by kayak up the Amazon River to think about yage with the South American Indians. He brought back specimens of this medication and distributed the primary logical portrayal of the impacts of its dynamic alkaloids.

As of late, the potion of Ayahuasca has become more and more popular than ever. The blend has been promoted by Wade Davis (One River), English writer Martin Goodman in I Was Carlos Castaneda, Chilean author Isabel Allende, essayist Kira Salak, writer Jeremy Narby (The Cosmic Serpent), writer Jay Griffiths (“Wild: An Elemental Journey”), and radio character Robin Quivers. It was additionally key to the plot of Season 18, Episode 18, “Entranced” of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.