BBC: Psychedelic Science

PSYCHEDELIC SCIENCE – Documentary by Bill Eagles Aired on: February 27th, 1997, BBC NARRATOR (HUGH QUARSHIE): Controversial human experiments with the psychedelic drug LSD held new promise for psychiatry in the 1950s. They were closed down when the drug was made illegal in 1966. Today a new generation of American scientists…

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2006: Sacrament of Transition / Cosmic Reboot

Although Sacrament of Transition uses ibogaine for spiritual initiation ceremonies; we recognize that the vast majority of individuals who are seeking access to Tabernanthe iboga, do so for the plethora of beneficial effects this sacred plant can offer seekers who are physically dependent upon addictive drugs such as heroin, crack…

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NBC: KRON 4

Hallucinogen May Cure Drug Addiction (Copyright 2004, KRON 4. All rights reserved.) BAY AREA (KRON) — Drug addiction has been the plague of modern America. But that could now change forever. What started as a rumor may now actually be an incredible breakthrough in the battle against addictions of all…

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Seeking Ways to Crack Cocaine Addiction

Feature: Seeking Ways to Crack Cocaine Addiction The Lancet [Volume 352, Number 9136] 17 October 1998 by Kelly Morris The use of cocaine, a highly addictive stimulant and euphoriant with few physical withdrawal symptoms, is increasing. Up to 10% of ever-users will become heavy users, particularly if they inject the…

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Data Accrue on “Visionary” Agent to Interrupt Addiction

Science & Medicine: Data Accrue on “Visionary” Agent to Interrupt Addiction The Lancet [Volume 354, Number 9193] 27 November 1999 by Kelly Morris Few therapies exist for drug addiction, and unfortunately one agent that has shown promise– the plant alkaloid ibogaine–is mostly given in unsafe settings by addict self-help groups,…

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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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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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Anti-Addiction Drug in Limbo

Illegal in U.S., ibogaine advocates say it blocks withdrawal symptoms By Malcolm Ritter / Associated Press (2000) What if addiction, whether to cocaine, heroin or alcohol, could be broken by taking a single pill? That’s the audacious claim behind ibogaine, an extract of an African shrub. But don’t look for…

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