Integrative Medicine/The Office of Ancestral Medicine

Although he is no longer a business partner, Dr. Tafur continues to act as a remote medical consultant for Nihue Rao.  Dr. Tafur has been working to bridge the world of academic medicine with traditional healing knowledge.  He has collected a number of integrative case studies from which he hopes to develop a dialogue between Western Medicine and Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine.  Dr. Tafur will summarize these experiences in his upcoming book The Fellowship of the River: A Medical Doctor's Exploration into Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine.

Integrating Traditional Medicine


Podcast: Dr. Joe Tafur Explains Peyote and Ayahuasca

Dr. Joe Tafur combines traditional Western medicine with psychedelic plant medicines after discovering their incredible ability to heal numerous physical and mental health ailments. In this podcast, Dr. Tafur discusses how peyote, which is legal in several states across the U.S., transformed his life. He also describes the healing powers of ayahuasca and the patients he’s treated and cured with the sacred brew from the Amazon rainforest.