Posts Tagged: african shamanism

PsychedelicTimes.com – Interview with Gary Cook of Iboga Wellness Center

Shamanic Iboga Treatment in Costa Rica: Interview with Gary Cook of Iboga Wellness Center Gary Cook is the founder of Iboga Wellness Center (IWC) in Costa Rica where he, his son, and their staff offer iboga treatment. IWC is unique among ibogaine healing centers — whereas many centers today use synthetic ibogaine, Cook and his son use… Read more »

Trip to Gabon, Africa – July 2015

Jeff & Anthony just returned from a journey to the root in Gabon, Africa. They immersed themselves into the Bwiti tradition while going through their full initiations and rites of passage.  This experience for them deepened their relationship with Iboga on a physical, mental and spiritual level.  While there were many teachings during their stay… Read more »

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 »