Huachuma, also called San Pedro or plant that elevates. Huachuma is a purifyng plant which cleans the body and spirit.
Drinking huachuma is experience and a very special ritual it dates thousand of years back. Trichocereus pachanoi, khown for some ethnies as Huachuma,Hawaccollay, Achuma and nowadays as San Pedro, is a blue-green –coloured cactus,its bronches, cylindric and a bit curvea, can reach 7 meters height. Its beautiful flower is big and has the shape of a bell, it’s white, and the sepals are red and orange, it grows in the hight part of the Yunga region ( 200-2300 meters owen the sea level ) and also in the Quechua region ( 2300-3500 m.o.t.s.l.) between the northern provinces of Piura, Lanbayeque and la Libertad. It’s ewen more likely to find it in the Huancabamba valley ( Piura ) and in the Santa Cruz Quebrada, in the white cordillera ( Ancash Province ).
Fenite tilamida and Mescaline are extracted from the white pulp of the Huachuma ,2 grans porcentage for every kilo of plant. The preparation and use of Huachuma has a religious poupose, this is wery today’s scientific and investigators want to eliminate the wrong names people use and so recognize it as Enteogena plant, Greek voice which means “ Good inside of us” shamanic flight :The Huachuma is a plant which lets people look for the Spiritual world and it is used to understand better the world in which we live.the person who takes it feels like floting, the body is weightless, goes into atrance, feeling no tireness, no pain, some cry of emotion, others fall an their knees with open arms, willing to hug the cosmos and they feel so grateful for feeling in infiniti peace and love.
The huachuma’s efeect appears after 40 min. Some throw up.