stone sculpture, goldwork, and painted textiles.
Most research on this subject has concentrated on the use of San Pedro cactus ( Trichocereus sp.) on the Peruvian north coast and adjacent mountains of the North Central Andes on archeological
ayahuasca and 7 years later Allen Ginsberg did the same; their correspondence from that period resulted in the Yagé Letters. Burroughs did not find what he was hoping for in ayahuasca or in Peru – he reported “…I had been conned by medicine men
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( 1980 ) Coca and Popular Medicine in Peru: An Historical Analysis of Attitudes . In: Browman , D. L. — Schwartz R. A. (eds): Spirits, Shamans and Stars: Perspectives fromSouth America . The Hague, pp. 39 – 54