Posts Tagged: iboga retreats

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 »

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 »

Iboga / Ibogaine for PTSD

How can iboga / ibogaine help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? People that have gone through the iboga process to work on their PTSD describe the experience as comparable to 10 years of therapy compacted into a week. Iboga gives you a chance to go deep. It not only helps with detoxing the body,… 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 »

Opiate Addiction and Iboga / Ibogaine

Overdose deaths from OxyContin and other opioid prescription pain relievers have quadrupled in the last decade within the United States. Currently, these deaths now exceed the number of overdose deaths of heroin and cocaine combined, according to the CDC. Did you ever think you would live to see a day when annual auto accident deaths… Read more »