Posts Tagged: Bwiti Ceremony

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 »

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 »

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 »

Trust and the Iboga Journey

Trust is a very important component to having an amazing, life-changing iboga retreat. When you trust your provider and feel like your are in a safe and comfortable environment, you will calm your mind and focus on the “task at hand”. The task is connecting to your soul and finding out your true life path…. Read more »

Iboga / Ibogaine for Depression and Anxiety

Research studies regarding the use of psychedelics for the treatment of mental disorders and conditions are making a comeback, and the results thus far are more than promising. Shamans and indigenous tribes have known of the healing properties of their sacred herbs for centuries, now science may be catching up with what has always been… Read more »