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Iboga, A Visionary Entheogen

A special thanks to Dr. Martin Ball and his Entheogenic Podcast for featuring the shamanic providers at Iboga Wellness Center, Costa Rica. In this podcast, he touches on iboga and how it is used in a traditional Bwiti setting to help spiritual seekers connect with their souls and heal. You can listen to the podcast… Read more »

10 Tips to Better Your Iboga Experience

1. Preparation. Unlike Ayahuasca, there is no food preparation with Iboga. No special diet. However it is best to stay hydrated a few days before and during your retreat since the process can cause constipation if you are dehydrated. No alcohol should be ingested five days prior as well. The most important preparation you can… Read more »

Iboga / Ibogaine Aftercare – Acceptance

Practicing Acceptance Whether you have undergone an iboga journey for addiction, depression or for personal exploration at Iboga Wellness Center, there are a few principles you will have learned that can be put into practice in everyday life for your own happiness. Acceptance is one of those principles that we will touch on in this… Read more »

Depression and Losing Control

People from all walks of life come to the Iboga Wellness Center. Some people come for problems with addiction, depression, anxiety or all the above and everything in between. All of these problems are manifestations of one larger, underlying core issue which is losing control of your own thoughts. Instead of focusing on the “why”… Read more »

Chronic Pain and Iboga / Ibogaine

There are two indole alkaloids within the iboga root that have been studied for treating pain. The two alkaloids that have shown the highest analgesic effects are Tabernanthine and Ibogaine. This is also a reason why the use of the iboga root total alkaloid extract (TA) can be more useful than Ibogaine alone. This can… Read more »

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) and Iboga / Ibogaine

Many people are aware of the first stage of withdrawal when detoxing from drugs and/or medications such as opiates. But doctors and rehabilitation centers may not educate patients on the second stage of withdrawals which is called Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome or PAWS for short. During this stage you’ll have less intense physical symptoms, but… Read more »