Entheogenesis - Planting seeds for earth, body, and mind

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Cultivating Ethnobotanical Plant Knowledge
a small selection of

Garden States 2021 Speakers

a small selection of

Garden States 2021 Presentations

Ibogaine therapy in Aotearoa/New Zealand

I will be giving an overview of Ibogaine as a treatment for addiction, particularly to opiates, and discussing the importance of viability and sustainability.  The value of assessment, both medical and psychological. How Ibogaine therapy started in Dunedin, New Zealand, and my training with Tanea Paterson as well as her contributions to ibogaine therapy. I ...

Ayahuasca: A Complex Elixir With Variable Effects

While researching the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca from a Psychiatry perspective, I have realized that ayahuasca is a highly variable plant medicine that has variable effects depending on how it is brewed. This presentation explains the implications of these variations for the subjective experience of people attending ayahuasca ceremonies, where legally permitted. Most indigenous Amazonian ...

The alchemical life

I am thinking about the dreams of plants in order to enter into an intimate relationship with them and create a possibility for them to express their fears, delights and needs. Dreams are a series of thoughts, images and sensations occurring during the sleep of plants. My talk will involve presenting my collected images and ...



Entheogenesis Australis is a charitable, educational organisation established in 2004; we provide opportunities for critical thinking and knowledge sharing on ethnobotanical plants, fungi, nature and sustainability. 

Through our conferences and workshops, we aim to celebrate the culture, art, politics and community around medicine plants in the hope to better wellbeing for humankind and the planet. 


Mission Statement - Planting seeds for earth, body, and mind. 

Statement of Purpose - Entheogenesis Australis exists to enhance the Australian natural environment by: 

E – Encouraging the propagation, cultivation, conservation, preservation and sharing of plants and fungi of ethnobotanical significance whilst nurturing botanical environments. 

G – Growing community and developing connections through conversation, events, media and the creative arts, acting as a multidisciplinary nexus for knowledge sharing within the field of Ethnobotany. 

A – Advancing botanical discussion through research, critical thinking, education, creativity, innovation, and awareness about plants, fungi and related compounds with potential beneficial applications for humankind and the natural environment. 

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