Psychological insight, spiritual healing, life-changing revelations. Such are the promises that lure the curious to a medicinal mix of plants called Ayahuasca.
The potion is made from vines in the Amazon and indigenous groups have used it for guidance and insight for centuries. In recent years, tourists have been flooding the jungle to try it, creating a cottage industry.
For some the journey is getting shorter. The Ayahuasca itself is leaving the jungle, bringing its powers to Europe.
Correspondent Gerry Hadden reports from Spain on the controversial concoction called Ayahuasca.