The Conscious Cafe: Eric Taub

by Daniel Holeman and Roberta Walker Holeman: So I’m speaking now with Eric Taub from Florida, who is a therapist and a practitioner who is speaking about the substance called ibogaine. And we’ll start off with welcoming you Eric. Taub: Hi there. Walker: Hi, Eric. Holeman: Hi, and why don’t …

Continue reading

The Bwiti Religion

…and the psychoactive plant Tabernanthe iboga (Equatorial Africa) Giorgio Samorini Reproduced by Permission (Original Publication: Integration, 5: 105-114) The use of vegetable hallucinogens by humans for religious purposes is very ancient, probably even older than its use for healing, magic or teaching purposes. The profound alterations in one’s state of …

Continue reading

Adam, Eve and Iboga

Giorgio Samorini Reproduced by Permission (Original Publication: Integration, vol. 4, pp. 4-10) Abstract In this article, the author describes his personal experience in a Bwiti religious community of Northern Gabon, where Tabernanthe iboga, a powerful hallucinogenic plant, is used sacramentally. He believes that Bwiti represents one of the greatest contemporary …

Continue reading

Ibogaine: A Novel Anti-Addictive Compound…

Ibogaine: A Novel Anti-Addictive Compound A Comprehensive Literature Review By: Jonathan Freedlander Advisor: Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Introduction and History Ibogaine is a naturally occurring indole alkaloid, found in a variety of African shrubs of the Tabernanthe genus (Obach, Pablo, and Mash, 1998). The root of …

Continue reading

Bwiti

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 13: Bwiti The first time he could sit down with Dhoruba after he came back from Ghana, Dana told him that before, he hadn’t wanted to tell him what to do–but that coming …

Continue reading

Howard Lotsof

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 2: Howard Lotsof A split had occurred between a small group in New York who knew of Ibogaine and had worked through its implications and the conventional wisdom, which held that the next …

Continue reading