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Microdosing Iboga and Voacanga

Since at least the 1800s, members of the Bwiti religion in Gabon have eaten iboga bark shavings and Voacanga during initiations and coming- of-age ceremonies; those who consume it report visions of and contact with their ancestors and even God.

Closely related to iboga plant, Vocanga contains a variety of potent psychoactive compounds including voacangine, ibogaine, and voacamine. These compounds have been studied for their potential to treat various conditions such as addiction, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Iboga comes from the root bark of the Tabernanthe Iboga tree.

Iboga/Voacanga History with Breaking Addiction

In France, ibogaine was sold and prescribed as an antidepressant and stimulant called Lambarene for more than 30 years until the 1960s, when the government outlawed the sale of ibogaine. But its antiaddictive effects weren’t well known in the U.S. until 1962, when Howard Lotsof—then a 19-year-old completely outside the medical establishment—experimented with it and noticed it wiped out his heroin addiction. It did the same for several of Lotsof’s peers when he organized 20 lay drug experimenters, all in their late teens and early 20s, to try many hallucinogens including ibogaine. Seven people in the group were hooked on heroin at the time. After they took ibogaine, all seven said they were no longer in heroin withdrawal, and five of them lost their desire to use heroin for six months or longer. Microdosing vs Flood Dose

Traditionally administered in a large "flood dose" under supervision of a shaman or guide, people are now turning to microdosing Voacanga and Iboga as a means of experiencing its effects in smaller, sub-perceptual doses.

After consuming a flood dose of iboga, people slip into a trance-like state where they experience lucid visions. This approach allows individuals to harness the potential benefits without the intense hallucinogenic experiences typically associated with higher doses. Many people are choosing this route as they find it easier to integrate within their day-to-day lives.

Furthermore, microdosing ibogaine is often seen as a more accessible and manageable way to explore its therapeutic potential compared to full-dose treatments which require medical supervision and can involve more intense experiences.

Benefits of Microdosing Iboga/Voacanga

Microdosing iboga/Voacanga can offer a range of benefits to individuals seeking alternative forms of therapy and personal growth.

Relieving Depression

Microdosing iboga and Voacanga has shown promise in alleviating symptoms of depression and anxiety.It is believed that the plant's active compounds interact with serotonin receptors in the brain, promoting a sense of calmness and well-being.This natural approach to mental health management offers an alternative for those seeking relief without relying solely on traditional pharmaceutical interventions. Ibogaine and Depression Studies: Reduced Depressive Symptoms Reduced Suicidal Ideation in Veterans

Breaking Addiction

In the realm of addiction treatment, Iboga and Voacanga has emerged as a powerful and promising option. Iboga/Voacanga's unique properties have shown promise in interrupting addictive patterns and providing individuals with profound insights into their behaviors and underlying issues. Its holistic nature addresses both physical cravings and underlying psychological factors contributing to substance abuse. Addiction and Ibogaine Studies: Single Dose of Ibogaine Reduces Opioid Withdrawls, Review of Mutiple Studies

Enhanced Cognitive Function

One key benefit of microdosing iboga/Voacanga is its potential to enhance cognitive function.

Many users report improved focus, clarity, and concentration when incorporating microdoses into their routine. This can be particularly beneficial for individuals looking to boost productivity or overcome creative blocks.

Personal Growth and Insight

Microdosing iboga/Voacanaga may have profound effects on personal growth and self-discovery. Users often report increased introspection and a heightened sense of self-awareness when incorporating microdoses into their routine. This can lead to breakthroughs in understanding one's emotions, behaviors, and patterns, ultimately facilitating personal development and transformation. Recommended Protocol

Microdosing involves consuming small, sub-perceptual doses of a psychoactive substance over an extended period, typically at a frequency of every few days.

This practice aims to harness the potential benefits of a substance while avoiding the intensity of a full-scale trip. 

We recommend following the Fadiman protocol, dosing once every third day for 1-2months. Taking 1-2 weeks off in-between cycles. Dosages can start from 10 drops under the tongue or in water. Effects can be felt within 30 minutes. Patience and consistency is key, taking 1-2 weeks for the full benefits to be experienced.

Journaling is also highly recommended to help increase awareness around the subtle changes your microdosing routine is having on your consciousness.

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