The UDV, whom fought a long legal battle for the right to drink tea in as part of their spiritual practice want to build a temple and greenhouse which has attracted the beady eye of the news media, hungry for cheap controversy.
An update on the interactions between the União do Vegetal and US Supreme Court by Matthew Meyer.
This book presents the bibliographical state of the art of the Brazilian ayahuasca religions, Santo Daime, Barquinha, the União do Vegetal, and their multiple offshoots.
By Dennis McKenna, Charles Grob & Jace Callaway
A biomedical investigation of long-term hoasca drinkers by the Medical Studies section of the UDV (Centro de Estudos Medicos).