‘Wars should not be waged so frivolously as hey are today, for the human spirit is too fragile to engage in such barbarity without suffering terrible consequences. Even the strongest, most dedicated, and most courageous of soldiers can be haunted for life after combat. Killing others and surviving death while buddies may not have been so lucky can do that to a man.

Getting for help for PTSD through the Veteran’s Administration is a frustrating experience for many returning from war, and the typical treatments follows the psychiactric model which prescribes counseling and psychotropic medications, which for many, only further cloud the psyche, preventing any true resolution of the fear and guilt associated with combat-related PTSD. As an alternative, many desperate veterans are seeking treatment from an unusual source, an entheogenic shamanic plant medicine from Africa, named iboga.’

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