Herbal Medicine and Shamanism Program


Herbal Medicine

  • Introduction to herbalism and holism
  • Biology and physiology of plants
  • The Colombian ecosystem and biodiversity
  • Techniques and manipulation of plant material
  • Spiritual work and dialogue with plants
  • Phytochemicals and research
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Local ethnobotany: the plants of the Amazon
  • Plant alchemy and alchemical preparations

Ancestral Medicine Workshops

  • The symbolic: Rituals, Psychomagic and archetypes
  • Entheogens as a tool of comprehension in Self-healing
  • Plants of the Gods
  • Vedic and indigenous cosmology
  • The path of the Shaman
  • Shamanism in the age of reason
  • A guide to self-healing

    Mayan Medicine

    • Mayan cosmology
    • Animal totems – Nahuales
    • Mayan neurosacral massage and ancient healing techniques

Practical workshops

  • Natural soap-making
  • Dream therapy
  • Herbal remedies collection, preparation and storage
  • Forest trips
  • Cacao preparation and meditation
  • Shamanic drumming and journeying
  • Natural dying, balms and ointments
  • Elixirs and Medicinal Plant Baths
  • Herbal remedies
  • Traditonal and alchemical tinctures
  • Spagyrics
  • Colloid silver preparation
  • Mushroom elixirs
  • Aromatherapy and floral essences


Teacher: Elisa Fusi, molecular biologist, writer and herbalist, expert on shamanism and master plants. Director at Alquimia.

Sound of Consciousness Workshops


  • What sound really is
  • Science and music effects (Cymatic)
  • Visualize the shape and frequency of your voice
  • Brainwaves entrainment and consciousness
  • How music can heal

Practical workshops

Trance Dance [blindfold dance]

SpaceMindreamProject [meditation journey with sound]

Tailor made music [personal music for your needs] (optional)

Teacher: Davide Daviel Giannotti, professional sound therapist and artist involved in several projects on Frequency Healing around the world. Resident at Alquimia.



Cacao ceremonies and Tobacco cleansing ceremonies are performed during the period of the internship.

Meditation and Prana Yama are practiced one hour every morning. Cacao Meditation is practiced once per week.

Note: After the reservation has been made, no refund can be given.

A sacred space in between the Andes and the Amazon of Colombia