Mission

The Congregation of Amazonian Vegetalismo (CAV) is a spiritual organization committed to the preservation and teaching of the traditional Amazonian spiritual practice of plant medicine healing also known as vegetalismo.

The practice of the CAV is a sacred science rooted in the ancestral and cultural traditions of the Amazonian people with respect to their understanding and use of indigenous Amazonian plants for healing, religious, cognitive and expressive purposes. The CAV is not allied with any outside enterprise. It does not endorse an other entity. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual identity, religion or nationality.

The sole purpose of the CAV is to promote a deeper spiritual relationship between the human species and nature through the use of plant spirits in a ritualistic context.