The mystery of ibogaine: can an African psychedelic cure addiction?

Copyright Omni Publications International Ltd. 1993 Omni July, 1993 SECTION: Vol. 15 ; No. 9 ; Pg. 14; ISSN: 0149-8711 LENGTH: 757 words HEADLINE: The mystery of ibogaine: can an African psychedelic cure addiction? BYLINE: Nadis, Steve BODY: Wild claims have been made about ibogaine, an hallucinogenic substance derived from…

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Addiction and Obsession

Copyright 1992 Newsday, Inc. Newsday November 19, 1992, Thursday, NASSAU AND SUFFOLK EDITION SECTION: PART II; ADDICTION & OBSESSION; Pg. 68 Other Edition: City Pg. 72 LENGTH: 4505 words HEADLINE: Howard Lotsof insists he has the cure for drug addiction. Some authorities are beginning to take him seriously. BYLINE: By…

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Hallucinogen Being Studied As Treatment For Addiction

Copyright 1992 Globe Newspaper Company The Boston Globe November 9, 1992, Monday, City Edition SECTION: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY; Pg. 29 LENGTH: 1371 words HEADLINE: HALLUCINOGEN BEING STUDIED AS TREATMENT FOR ADDICTION; PHARMACOLOGY BYLINE: By Dolores Kong, Globe Staff BODY: In the urgent search for new treatments for cocaine and heroin…

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Addicted to Addiction

University of Miami’s Deborah Mash believes ibogaine could be the wonder drug to end all drugs. And she’s ready to risk everything to prove it. By Paula Park (Originally published in Miami New Times — 09.11.1997) Deborah Mash and her three colleagues from the University of Miami strolled into the…

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Ibogaine: Down Memory Lane

Does one trip equal 30 years on a therapist’s couch? By Nina L. Diamond OMNI Magazine, February 1994  It’s the closest thing anyone’s seen to a bona fide cure for drug and alcohol addiction, yet, paradoxically, Ibogaine’s curative power seems to derive from its consciousness-altering properties. Despite the government’s historic…

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Brain Waves

How a UM doctor may soon unveil the ultimate cure for addictions, and uncovered the mystery surrounding sudden cocaine deaths (Reprinted from South Florida magazine) By Nina L. Diamond  Photograph by Jane Mitchell Cocaine overdoses had become more common in South Florida than frostbite in Alaska. At the peak of…

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Ibogaine: Proceedings of the First International Conference

Reprinted from The Entheogen Review, Vol XI, Number 1, Vernal Equinox Ibogaine: Proceedings of the First International Conference Review by Thomas Lyttle Copyright © 2002, The Entheogen Review Reprinted with Permission Ibogaine: Proceedings of the First International Conference, by Kenneth R. Alper and Stanley D. Glick (Eds) 2001. (ACADEMIC PRESS,…

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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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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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