San Pedro is a cacti found in South America, it was originally called Huachuma (Wachuma) until the Spanish invasion of 1532. The Spanish thought Huachama held the keys to the gates of heaven so they named it after Saint Peter. San Pedro is known for it's mescaline however it has many other active alkaloids and it is important that these are not lost in the preparation of the San Pedro 'tea'.
San Pedro is not as well known as Ayahuasca however the two plants work in unison. According to Andean Cosmology San Pedro connects us to our Etheric consciousness that provides a different 'experience' of the three dimensional world in which we all live. Our senses become heightened, especially vision, the 3D effect becomes more enhanced a bit like 3D in high definition. Mountains seem to move and often animals can be 'seen' where previously there were none. Some report seeing sacred geometry connecting the plants and tree's. As we let go of our thinking (left hemisphere) consciousness the right hemisphere consciousness takes over and we truly experience living in the moment and the beauty of nature that surrounds us. Love permeates our very being and once love at this level is experienced it cannot be lost or undone. It is as close as one can get to heaven whilst alive, the Spanish were right.
Later in the experience, as the controlling element of the left hemisphere is temporarily diminished deep seated emotional trauma can arise. This is the fundamental healing San Pedro enables. At Munay we have trained therapists to help deal and most importantly heal the pain that can arise.
Healing at this level is profound and removes baggage clients were not aware they were carrying, hence afterwards clients describe a new lightness and greater ease with themselves. San Pedro provides the foundations on which Ayahuasca in the Astral plain build. They literally work hand in hand.
On the first San Pedro ceremony with new groups David usually takes a small dose of San Pedro. He does this as he is able to channel and support clients that may be going through some thought long gone trauma. All the healing David has provided has been with San Pedro, he believes it is the most underestimated plant medicine and the foundation for the astral exploration of Ayahuasca.