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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Addiction Treatment Strives for Legitimacy

by Brian Vastag Journal of the American Medical Association Vol. 288 No. 24, pp. 3096-3101, December 25, 2002 © 2002 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Tabernanthe iboga, the West African source of ibogaine, used by some to treat addiction. New York — Some drugs are made in laboratories. Others,…

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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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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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