Strangely, enemas were an important part of Mayan life. Ritual celebrations generally involved having one that consisted of hallucinogenics or intoxicants. This was because it was believed to be easier to converse with the spirits whilst in a mind-altering state.
If you’re wondering why they didn’t just take the components orally? Enemas worked quicker and prevented vomiting. This, weirdly, has been proven by researchers in the 1980s who, yes you guessed it, tested the theory out. Bottoms up everyone!