Natural Healing

A Miracle Cure for Addiction? by Tristram Korten Photographs © 2006, Simon Hare Photography Ocean Drive Magazine / (April 2006) Though South Beach may be a hotspot for A-list substance abuse, across the causeway a Miami doctor is struggling to legalize an astonishing treatment derived from an African plant. Most…

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Keeping Clean

Thoughts on Improving your Life after Ibogaine Edited by: Steven Anker [Version: 0.5] / [06/19/05] The tough part isn’t getting clean, it’s staying clean. –Jerry Take two minutes and meditate on where you want your life to be in 2 years, five years, and ten years. –Tom I learned this…

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Heroin, Ibogaine and Patrick Kroupa

Copyright © 2002, Marc Powell / marc[at]rotten.com (Original Publication: Cool Beans #13, 2002) Patrick Kroupa: career addict, co-founder of the hacker culture stronghold “MindVox,” writer of Apple ][e viruses, member of the legendary bad-ass hacker group “Legion of Doom,” and presently an outspoken ibogaine activist. CB: How long have you…

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Kicking Drugs with Drugs — Taking the Left Hand Path

Copyright © 2004, Preston Peet All Rights Reserved Reproduced by Permission of the Author Ibogaine “Hey dude, that phone call I’ve been wanting to make for two years is finally being made, right here, right now,” drawled the voice in my ear through the slightly bad cell phone connection at…

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Ibogaine in the Treatment of Chemical Dependence Disorders

Ibogaine in the Treatment of Chemical Dependence Disorders: Clinical Perspectives Copyright © 1994, Howard S. Lotsof All Rights Reserved Reproduced by permission of: The Ibogaine Dossier (Original Publication: MAPS – Volume 5, Number 3, Winter 1994-95) Dedicated to the work of J. Bastiaans and N. Adriaans In memory of N.…

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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…

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Ibogaine: Therapy of Last Hope

Therapy of Last Hope, or Communion Amid Cannibal Tribes (Partial Translation by Author / Summary)   Copyright © 2009, Sebastian Daniel All Rights Reserved Iboga, coming in from humanity’s homeland – Africa, has been used as an effective drug to combat addiction to heroin, cocaine, nicotine or alcohol since the…

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Ibogaine: Treatment Outcomes and Observations

MAPS Bulletin volume xiii number 2 winter 2003 Ibogaine: Treatment Outcomes and Observations Epoptica & Junk the Magic Dragon (Hattie Wells & Patrick K. Kroupa) Background Ibogaine is a naturally-occurring psychoactive indole alkaloid derived from the roots of the African rainforest shrub Tabernanthe iboga. Ibogaine is traditionally used by indigenous…

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Ibogaine in the 21st Century: Boosters, Tune-ups and Maintenance

maps • volume xv number 1 • Spring 2005 By Patrick K. Kroupa & Hattie Wells History The history of using ibogaine to break the cycle of drug-dependence is relatively short. While it is likely that the CIBA pharmaceutical company and the US government were aware of ibogaine’s anti-addictive properties…

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Extraction studies of Tabernanthe iboga…

Original Reference: Nat Prod Lett 2002 Feb;16(1):71-6 Jenks CW. Extraction studies of Tabernanthe iboga and Voacanga africana Abstract: The root bark of Tabernanthe iboga contains ibogaine as its predominant alkaloid and has been an important source of it. Ibogaine is used experimentally to interrupt drug addiction and allow therapeutic intervention,…

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