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Micro-Dosing / Re: Microdosing without previous flood for depression
« on: April 16, 2018, 11:31:08 AM »
Unfortunately I still didn’t receive the TA I ordered from IW and didn’t take any iboga to report about. They claim that the order has been returned and that they have resend it again to me although I can’t trace it with the tracking number provided. I guess I have been ripped off. I will update it if I receive it anyway. However iam thinking about selling my car to go for a retreat.

How is that being ripped off? What would be being ripped off is if they said, "Oops, sorry it got lost in the mail!" But they said it got returned to them, and now they are resending. IW is pretty reliable in my experience.

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Micro-Dosing / Re: Microdosing for tolerance reduction
« on: April 07, 2018, 12:26:43 PM »
Kratom is still an opioid, and it's relatively new to the Western world, so there isn't a lot of research/experience to speak of. Maybe it's not as dangerous as say, heroin, but that doesn't mean kratom is safe to combine with iboga, even at small doses. Same stuff could be said about phenibut.

This is largely uncharted territory.

Weed+iboga can be very powerful. In my experience, it's like couch lock times a bajillion. It can make time seem reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeally slow, and make you just wanna curl up in a ball in a hole inside a cave. The first couple times I did it, even in tiny doses, I felt too stoned to form a complete sentence in my own brain. : P


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Micro-Dosing / Re: Microdosing for tolerance reduction
« on: April 06, 2018, 11:14:14 PM »
This is dangerous territory, in my estimation. I don't have any experience with using those substances, but iboga and those other drugs (not weed) have bad interactions at any dose. It's just that at a smaller dose, the bad interaction will be not as strong, but it will still be there.

What you're describing here some people call "dirty maintenance." It's tricky territory from what I hear. Please be safe. I encourage you to wean yourself off those drugs beforehand with the faith that iboga will help with the withdrawals and make life without drugs more livable.

~RS

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I personally have had no experience with homeopathic iboga delusions.

Ahem

Dilutions.

:P

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Introductions / Re: Iboga for 90G Kratom addiction.
« on: March 29, 2018, 11:01:24 AM »
Do the research on the half-lives of everything you're taking and make sure the substances are basically out of your body before doing the iboga.

Also, how much do you weigh? Because 2.5g of TA would be a full flood dose for me... that's a LOT. 0.5g (500mg) is more of a booster dose in my opinion.

Good luck!!

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Micro-Dosing / Re: Microdosing without previous flood for depression
« on: March 04, 2018, 04:28:52 PM »
It would be effective, but since it is an extract, you have to be extra careful with dosing. The difference between not enough and too much could be a matter of milligrams. It's a lot easier to microdose with rootbark, because you're working with more material. Plus I think it's better, since you really get ALL of the active constituents of the rootbark, not just what came through in the extraction.

It'll work, but you gotta start reeeeally small, because doing more iboga than you intended to can be really stressful.

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Micro-Dosing / Re: Microdosing without previous flood for depression
« on: March 03, 2018, 09:47:49 PM »
It could help. Let us know how it goes, if you like.

I hope you will be microdosing the rootbark, and not any fancy extract TA or HCl. Just do straight rootbark. (or powdered rootbark).

Peace

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Hi,
Half a gram of TA isn't really a micro-dose, it's more of a medium-dose. In my experience iboga sucks a lot when you go halfway. It works best when you either do a full flood or do sub-threshold doses.

Anyway, maybe there are other things you can do to help mitigate your headache. Exercise, drink plenty of water...

Come to think of it, when I microdose iboga, I find my eyes burning and my head hurting... whenever I am using the computer. Maybe take a screen break for a while and see how you feel.

~RS

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Micro-Dosing / Re: Microdosing iboga while metadon tapping
« on: February 13, 2018, 01:07:10 PM »
Kratom is an opioid. Have you tried it? It might help you. It's been used by many ex-addicts in this process.

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Micro-Dosing / Re: Microdosing iboga while metadon tapping
« on: February 09, 2018, 02:30:12 PM »
Hi group.
I'm on a high dose of methadone 150mg
I scared of going cold turkey while flooding, think it's to high a dose.
But it's simply to big a mindfuck for me when I tap down.
Is it possible to take approximately  a third 1/3 my dosage and use microdosing of iboga to keep me on track.
Anyone have any experience in this?
Imagine to start with 40mg at morning 07:00 and at evening 16:00 take 1g iboga powder
Next day same thing and at the 5 day stop and if needed jump to 50mg and be psychological stable again.
An perhaps 5 days later do a flood dosage from 50mg to 0mg
I really need to get out before these methadone depressions get the better of me.

Hey! Hang in there. I have heard that, if you're on methadone, you need switch to a short-acting natural opioid FIRST (like poppies or kratom) BEFORE you wean off and then do iboga. I have heard that methadone and iboga is a dangerous combination, to have both in the body at once.

I have no experience with chemical drug addiction, so this is just hearsay for me. Hopefully some others will chime in.

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Eboka Chat / Re: Iboga tea?
« on: February 09, 2018, 02:26:23 PM »
Thanks I really don't mind the taste. San Pedro is just as bitter, if not more. That I make into a tea. Adding lemon, brings out the alkaloids. I chewed about  .83 of a gram today. felt a numbing sensation in my mouth. Not really anything else? Still not sure how much to chew on my flood dose. I'm waiting for a few weeks for warmer weather because I am doing it in a cabin in the woods with a meditation buddy who is familiar with ayuaska, San Pedro and is a long time meditator. I also know a equidorian shaman who lives part time in my town who I will confer with.
Sounds good! If you don't feel anything from .83g within 24 hours (sometimes it's more pronounced at night), then your tolerance is probably high. 20-40g, maybe? I'm not an expert, here, maybe someone else can chime in, or you can look up dosages that people have used on erowid.org.

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Eboka Chat / Re: Iboga tea?
« on: February 08, 2018, 01:27:29 PM »
Thanks for the reply. I was given this info from the seller that says he's in Cameroon? I am 185 lbs and have chewed a small piece of bark to see what it tasted like and to see if it was real. I also made a small amount of tea that seems to make me a little more alert. The bark I have is shavings and powder at the bottom. Do you have experience in chewing the bark? I might have a higher tolerance. I use San Pedro from time to time. Isn't there a formula per body weight. You would just chew 10 grams of root bark?

It's good to get opinions from experienced people who aren't making money off you. That's a lot of iboga and he stands to benefit from your using a lot. Independent sellers from Africa can be sketchy. Ibogaworld is tried and true (in my book) as are a couple other vendors.

Chewing is the way to go. If you make a tea, you are chemically changing it, and I don't know what that'll be like. You might destroy some alkaloids, change others...

Some sellers (especially independent ones) sell Voacanga africana as Tabernanthe iboga, and it ends up screwing some people over.

Anyway, I have no idea what you got. Assuming it's true iboga root...

Just chew it, man. Nothin fancy.

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Eboka Chat / Re: Iboga tea?
« on: February 05, 2018, 01:21:14 PM »
This does not seem like the traditional Bwiti way. My understanding is that they just chew the bark, straight. There is no need to make a tea or do any fancy extraction. Your digestive system extracts the alkaloids just fine.

Also, that is  A LOT of iboga rootbark and TA, both. Have you done this before? Have you taken a test dose? What's your weight? I know people who will flood on just 10 grams of rootbark. People have varying sensitivities, and it's good to know yours.

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General Discussion / What's up everyone?
« on: January 28, 2018, 01:10:41 PM »
I've noticed that we have a steady influx of members but not a lot of new discussion topics. It'd be great to hear from any of you about your experiences or desired experiences with iboga. Sure, there is the ibogaine facebook groups, but I think eboka.info provides an especially safe environment for discussion about iboga and everything related.

Hello!

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General Discussion / Re: Good to see the forum is back!
« on: December 19, 2017, 12:18:59 PM »
Yay!

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