Online Library

The Takiwasi Center has a library specialized in traditional medicines, which holds a fund of more than 4,900 books, 2,000 articles and 300 audio-visual elements mainly related to the fields of ethnomedicine, indigenous spirituality, psychology, anthropology, drug addictions and botany. It is a unique resource for national and international researchers who have free access to it. Takiwasi's resident patients also benefit from its contents.

Takiwasi also has a collection of digital documents which includes a wide variety of books and articles related to medicinal plants, spirituality and psychology, among other topics. These contents, accessible through our website, are organized according to three classification groups: Articles produced by Takiwasi, Documents of general interest and Theses and research works carried out by national and international students and researchers.

The Center also develops its own editorial line that has several magazines, documentaries and books that are available for sale in our Store, whether in physical or digital format.

Featured Article

Results of the addiction treatment model of the Takiwasi Center

Authors: Jacques Mabit, Fabio Friso

Published on the web page of Takiwasi, september 2021.


In this article we want to summarize some of the most outstanding results recorded in recent academic publications that highlight the efficacy of our therapeutic model. These results provide clear indications of the effectiveness of the use of traditional Amazonian medicine within the protocol developed by Takiwasi for the treatment of addictions.

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