The film 'Other Worlds : A Journey Into The Heart Of Shipibo Shamanism
by Jan Kounen primarily shows the therapeutic power of the Shamans and their plant teachers. The indigenous people and shamans of the Amazon use Ayahuasca, as a powerful holistic purgative medicine capable of great healing and transformation for thousands of years. This tradition has been used by indigenous peoples for at least 4,000 years and is an integral part of their culture. The plant is so therapeutic that western science, artists and those seeking aid in illness, are exploring its' healing properties.