Peyote is a sacred medicine that is central to the spiritual traditions of many Indigenous peoples in North America. It is a sacrament of the Native American Church N.A.C. and Peyote Guardians in Mexico of the Wixarika and Huichol. It is traditionally used in ceremonies that are guided by experienced elders and are designed to promote healing, personal growth, and connection to the natural world. Peyote is believed to have powerful spiritual and emotional effects, and it is often used to help people overcome emotional trauma, addiction, and other challenges. It is also considered a teacher plant, with the ability to impart wisdom and insight to those who use it respectfully and with intention.