Drug addiction has a long history in different cultures worldwide. In a stunning revelation, Dr. Andrew Weil and other notable physicians and scholars believe that human beings have always been drawn to mind-altering substances to achieve a greater sense of reality. Individuals from ancient civilizations, much like our modern culture, have experimented with potentially lethal, toxic substances in different rituals to alter their consciousness.
Ancient Drug is a documentary, which goes in depth into humankind’s psyche, searching for evidences that would lead to our inherent need to alter our minds. The film features insights on the mental and physical elements that come at play at the universal desire to get high. The documentary also highlights incredible ancient rituals of other cultures and the frightening repercussions of going beyond the fringes of the conscious mind.