Iboga — The Father Of All Psychedelics

The Bwiti Culture In Africa

Alina Pitt
6 min readNov 25, 2023
Meeting The Higher Self, created by author with hotpot.ai

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Do you feel stuck and want to make a change in your life? Breaking free from certain patterns or bad habits can be tough.

What if I told you there’s an ancient shamanic medicine, naturally found in Africa, that has been bringing healing for centuries?

Woman in Bwiti Culture, created by author with hotpot.ai

What is Iboga?

Iboga is a strong natural substance from a plant in Central Africa. Tribes like the Bwiti have used it for spiritual rituals and healing for a long time. It can give vivid visions and make you reflect deeply.

People have found that Iboga might help with drug addiction, especially opioids like heroin. It could change the way the brain works and make withdrawal symptoms easier. Some use it to change habits in general. One part of Iboga, called Ibogaine, can help reset the brain’s pathways, making it easier to do healthier things.



Alina Pitt

Alina is a writer, yoga teacher, digital nomad, ex-marketing and sales manager. She escaped the 9-5 rat race and became a microdosing and biohacking advocate.