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...ngly simple. First the alter is set up and the peyote is dispersed to the individual who has requested the ceremony. It is known then that once the peyote is dissolved into the blood stream it expands the consciousness allowing then to access new cognitive structures and mechanisms. Due to the expansion the individual is able to resolve various physical, mental, and spiritual imbalances.
In conclusion I feel that allowing the Native American Church the right under abiding law the use of peyote. I completely understand by the chemical makeup of the plant making it recognizable under the Substance I controlled substance list. I feel that if they were not allowed to use it, it would have taken away from who they are as a whole. To be quite honest I would love to try this particular ceremony to see if something like this would be a benefiting factor is medicine today.
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