"Ayahuasca saved my life when there was no medical solution”
A man from the Swiss canton of Vaud suffering from a rare disease that causes terrible pain finally found relief in this drug from South America. Its medical use is still poorly documented.1 Sep 2022
Front-page article in Swiss daily 20 Minutes on 26 August 2022, mentioning OPIS and featuring a patient suffering from SUNCT whom we provided support to, who has used ayahuasca successfully to relieve his pain. OPIS publicized this case to call attention to the promise of certain controlled substances for the treatment of agonizing conditions like cluster headaches and SUNCT, and how current drug laws restrict medical access.