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Ayahuasca in the Age of Neuroscience

Ayahuasca ceremonies have been recognized as both religious and therapeutic experiences by their practitioners for millennia. Today, research with this extraordinary visionary brew from...
ibogaine ayahuasca treatment

What I Learnt Treating 400+ Patients with Ibogaine and Ayahuasca

Since the middle of the 90s, there has been a renewed interest in the possible positive effects of many different plants and substances such...
Psychedelic psychiatry

Is Psychiatry Ready for the Psychedelic Healing Paradigm?

How can the use of psychedelic and sacred plants help alleviate human suffering? What are the barriers to such “plant medicines,” like ayahuasca, becoming...
Ibogaine Treatment

Is Ibogaine Treatment in Brazil Finally Stepping Out From the Underground?

Ibogaine, like other psychedelics, such as MDMA, ayahuasca, and psilocybin, has been shown to have important medicinal values. It is extracted from an African...
Legalizing Psychedelics

What Psychedelic Researchers and Activists Can Learn from Medical Marijuana Legalization

Almost 200 million Americans live in states where medical marijuana is legally available; 60 million live in states where all prohibitions on adult use...
Ibogaine treatment

The Benefits, Risks & Potential of Mainstreaming Ibogaine Psychedelic Treatment

The first report that ibogaine could reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms and opioid craving dates back to the early 1960s. Since then, there has been...
Plant Medicines

Why Doctors Give You Pills and Not Ancient Plant Remedies

Since the therapeutic use of sacred plants and fungi began to be accepted by Western medicine, a tug of war has been taking place...
Ibogaine healing

How the Psychedelic Ibogaine May Heal, Repair & Protect the Brain

Ibogaine is a potent psychedelic substance found mainly in the root bark of the shrub Tabernanthe iboga, native of the Congo and Gabon, as...
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Are Psychedelic Hallucinations Actually Metaphorical Perceptions?

Psychiatrists usually define hallucination as a sensory experience that appears to be real, but is not produced by any actual object of the environment....
Ayahuasca Brain Cells

Ayahuasca Grows Brain Cells. But is That a Good Thing?

I know what you're thinking: I must be running low on brain cells (and ayahuasca!) to think that growing new brain cells is possibly...
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