Sacrament of Transition: Protocol for Ibogaine Initiations

Sacrament of Transition

By Anže Tavčar Copyright © 2007, Anže Tavčar All Rights Reserved 1. What is Sacrament of Transition The Sacrament of Transition is a religious community registered with the Office for Religious Communities of the Republic of Slovenia since 1999 in compliance with all applicable laws. The religion of Sacrament of…

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The Importance of Psychonautics for the Modern World

Copyright © 2003, Hattie Wells All Rights Reserved   Reproduced by Permission of Author Shamans and psychonauts are individuals who choose to embark upon a voyage of discovery into the universe of the mind. Such a journey is initiated via a variety of means by which a perspective shift, an…

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Iboga-tourism in Central Africa

Iboga Tourism Nick Sandberg Reproduced by Permission Introduction Travelling to Central Africa to take part in a bizarre and perilous tribal ceremony – the Bwiti initiation ritual – might seem an unlikely vacation choice to many. But for some in the West it is proving an increasingly alluring proposition. The…

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The Bwiti Religion

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…

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Adam, Eve and Iboga

Iboga (Adam & Eve) 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…

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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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The Addiction Series: Part II

Breaking the Cycle: Staying Clean Copyright © 2002, Patrick K. Kroupa All Rights Reserved Original Publication: Heroin Times All right, you have detoxed; whatever modality you chose to use, you are presently in a drug-free state — or using medications someone has prescribed for you, to assist you with whatever…

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