Will Smith recalls the ‘hellish experience’ of drinking hallucinogenic drinks. Actor Will Smith called drinking ayahuasca a “hellish experience.” Actor Will Smith recalls the experience of drinking the hallucinogenic drink aihuasca. Insider gave the news. The artist said he took a two-year break from his career when he went to Peru to try Ayahuasca. He mentions that he made “14 journeys,” one of which he described as “a hellish experience.” “I drink, I sit, and then all of a sudden I start to see how all my money is flying, and my home, and my job. And I’m trying to grab my money and my job. My whole life is falling apart.” Smith shared. He added that he then began to hear the voice of his daughter Willow, who kept shouting, “Help me!” Shaman, who was present at the event, told the actor to calm down, then he turned his attention to his daughter and forgot about her home and career. “My money is still disappearing, but I’m completely calm, even though hell is going on in my head,” the artist recalled. According to him, this experience has helped him to understand that he can survive any difficulty in life and 99 percent of the things that a person is worried about never happen. Ayahuasca is a decoction made from Banisteriopsis capi lata, used as a drink base. It is traditionally used in the ancient spiritual practice of the aborigines of the Amazon – the practice of “communicating with the soul.” Representatives of indigenous communities often use them as a way to combat diseases of a different nature, as well as to reconcile relationships between tribal members.