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Dietary information

One of the most important aspects of working with ayahuasca is adhering to a honored tradition of following a special diet in order to prepare not just the body, but also the mind and soul to incorporate the healing energy of ayahuasca. This diet also shows the spirit of ayahuasca your intention, and is a test of discipline and commitment.​

Preperation for an Ayahuasca ceremony


Please abide the dietary guidelines and be clear of medications listed below. It is important that you inform us of any medication you are taking and any health concerns you might have.





Full disclosure of medications and health conditions is an absolute must before joining the Ceremony.

The rule of thumb is that you should be off any and all medications for 15 days prior to your first meditation. You must be off of antidepressants for at least 45 days. If you have any specific questions regarding meds please email us asap.

Please consult your physician before stop taking your medication.


We MUST be informed if you are or have been taking any of the following:

• Antidepressants or other medications that contain MAO inhibitors and serotonin uptake inhibitors (not to be taken for 45       days days prior to gathering) – this is critical and can be very dangerous if mixed.

• Tranquilizers (not to be taken for 15 days prior to gathering)

• Antibiotics (not to be taken for 7 days prior to gathering)

• Antihistamines (not to be taken for 5 days prior to gathering)

• Painkillers including Advil and aspirin (not to be taken for 5 days prior to gathering)

• Flu medications (not to be taken for 5 days prior to gathering)


Street Drugs (no street drugs for 14 days before or after) and any other medications that are not listed let us know about asap.



We MUST be informed if any of the following apply to you:

• If you have any severe heart problems

• If you have high or low blood pressure

• If you are or have been taking anti-depressants within the last year and/or if you have ever been diagnosed or hospitalized for psychiatric problems

• If you have any liver issues

• If you have or have had epilepsy or seizures

• If you have or have had ulcers, IBS or other stomach aliments

• If you are or think you are pregnant



Things to avoid minimum 3 days before & after the Ceremony:

Deep Fried food


Marijuana and other plants

Intoxicants and stimulants in general

Excess Citrus


Coffee and Caffeine or Stimulants

Dairy products

Excess sugar and salt


Fermented foods

Sex including masturbation


NO PORK for 2 Weeks before and after


Please avoid strong smelling perfumes and cologne in the Ceremony.


What to bring:

Comfortable clothing

Warm socks


Toiletries (toothbrush etc.)

Swimming costume (We have a pool & sauna)

Musical instruments (if you play an instrument)

White or light clothes for Ceremony

Personal items (gemstones, pictures etc.)


We provide clean bedlinnen, fluffy towels, food and beverages.


We are looking forward to meeting you.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.




With Love & Light


The Mothers House Team