[ibogaine] Lee Albert's ibogaine book available

HSLotsof at aol.com HSLotsof at aol.com
Tue Aug 17 11:50:48 EDT 2004


In a message dated 8/17/04 5:31:13 AM, nick227 at tiscali.co.uk writes:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Nick Sandberg [mailto:nick227 at tiscali.co.uk]
>> Sent: 15 August 2004 21:33
>> To: ibogaine at mindvox.com
>> Subject: RE: [ibogaine] Lee Albert's ibogaine book available

>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: D H [mailto:dave at phantom.com]
>> > Sent: 15 August 2004 21:17
>> > To: ibogaine at mindvox.com
>> > Subject: Re: [ibogaine] Lee Albert's ibogaine book available

>> > On Sunday, August 15, 2004, at 08:44 AM, HSLotsof at aol.com wrote:
>> > >
>> > > In a message dated 8/15/04 1:20:46 PM, nick227 at tiscali.co.uk writes:
>> > >
>> > > << Eboga has been known to the Pygmies of the Rift Valley >>
>> > >
>> > > Isn't the rift valley in east africa or am i mistaken?
>> > >
>> > > Howard
>> > >
>> > It appears so: http://www.riftvalleysafaris.com/
>> >
>> > doesn't look very junglish to me...
>> >
>> > _.dh
>> >
>>
>> Yes, seems a bit strange. Maybe he should have put "Pygmies of the Congo
>> Basin." I mailed Lee to ask him.
>>
>> Nick

>
>Albert got back to me and explained, firstly, that "Lee" is just his
>pen-name, so I should call him Albert, and, secondly, that he got the info
>about iboga's origins in the Rift Valley from Eric Taub, and quotes the
>following from his site:
>
>All the best
>
>Nick
>
>
>AT NIRVAN'S GATEPOST: IT'S THE SPIRIT OF IBOGAINE,  AGAIN
>How One Exotic Plant Medicine Keeps Growing Roots...
>
>Four years  and hundreds of long, psychoactive sessions later, the root
>of
>the iboga plant, extracted as ibogaine, continues along its mysterious
>underground path. An article published in this magazine in 1995 helped
>lay
>some of those tracks here in the West, extending a journey that began
>centuries ago when groups of pygmies venturing w! estward from the jungles
>of the Rift Valley introduced iboga plant medicine to the Fang of West
>Africa.  How the pygmies of East Africa used iboga is not clear. But the
>Fang living in the equatorial areas in and around Gabon soon incorporated
>it
>into their lives, their rituals and their mythology.
>>
>
Nick,

I emailed Eric to see if he could put a source to the information or asked if 
it were in error.

Howard



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