Chaliponga - Diplopterys cabrerana
Genus :Diplopterys (Former: Banisteriopsis)
Species :cabrerana (Former: rusbyana)
Chaliponga; Chagropanga; Oco-yagè
Chaliponga (Diplopterys cabrerana) is a psychedelic vine from the Amazon rainforest that contains high amounts of DMT.
Chaliponga is most famous for its use in Ayahuasca brews. Ayahuasca induces a psychedelic, visionary state of mind and is used for medical and religious purposesIn the Amazon the large leaves of this liana, known as 'oco-yaje', are used by the native people as an ingredient for Ayahuasca.
The Chaliponga plant stores the alkaloids N,N-DMT, 5-MeO-DMT, and N-methyltetrahydro-beta-carboline in its leaves and stems. DMT is a psychedelic chemical that occurs naturally in both plants and animals.
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