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 with the Bwiti, it was a process that required patience, discipline & focus. Not being in control of anything outside of themselves was a... more

Iboga Podcast Episode – Iboga, A Visionary Entheogen

entheogens 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... more

5 Things You Should Know About Iboga

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1. Iboga is a tool. Iboga is a visionary plant medicine that is on this earth for all who seek it. Iboga is not a magic bullet and it is important to meet it halfway. You can learn from it and use the spirit of iboga's help and guidance to heal... more

Iboga / Ibogaine Aftercare – Acceptance

Iboga Aftercare Iboga Aftercare 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... more

Depression and Losing Control

iboga and depression losing control of your own thoughtsPeople 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... more

Chronic Pain and Iboga / Ibogaine

iboga / ibogaine for painThere 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... more

Iboga / Ibogaine Aftercare – Staying Clean

freedomSo I talked about this last night at our Bwiti Iboga Fire Ceremony here at the Iboga Wellness Center. We talk about lots of things during ceremony, mostly just about life, thats what Bwiti is: The Study of Life. Bwiti is not a religion like you may read on the internet. Its just a... more

Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) and Iboga / Ibogaine

Post Acute Withdrawal SyndromeMany 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... more

Iboga / Ibogaine for PTSD

Iboga for PTSD Iboga for PTSDHow 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... more

Trust and the Iboga Journey

Iboga Wellness Center The amazing 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... more