[Ibogaine] Similarities with Psilosybin and Ibogaine

Scott Doran doranman2 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 15:24:36 EST 2009


Mycophobia is only treatable with mushrooms.

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:32 AM, Preston Peet <prestonpeet at yahoo.com>wrote:

> >I saw some thing recently on the vikings; they wondered what made them so
> good at combat. There weapons were nothing special for the time; they did
> look at mushrooms (amanita) which would give more stamina (The bearserker)
> but they though this could not be it because of the debilitating effects of
> the amanita; they missed the bit on using a reindeer as a filtering system.<
>
> A short story:
> While living in Bergen, Norway during the mid-80s, another American friend
> and I were sitting in my living room one fine early Autumn evening,
> discussing this and that, and the topic of Vikings came up. We began talking
> about how they'd discovered America (this was still controversial at this
> point in time), and the "beserkers" they had in battle with them.
> My soontobe wife/ex-wife's sister says to us, "Yeah, they'd drink a special
> poison made from mushrooms and go insane."
> Paul and I both whipped our heads around, ears perked up and alert, saying
> simultaneously, "Mushrooms? What Kind of mushrooms?"
> "I said, the poison kind!" she replied impatiently.
> We of course immediately began asking about, and quickly discovered that
> not only does Norway have these nifty keep little Elves Caps growing all
> about the areas around Bergen, but that is was right then the Perfect season
> for going out picking too.
> So out we went.
> We picked a lot of those little buggers (Not amanita either, but
> psilosybin-laden shrooms instead).
> Bringing them back, we spread them out on newspaper and began trying to dry
> them under lamps and heaters, quickly turning them into a black oozy gooy
> mess. So we tried again. My wife/exwife's brother walked through and saw the
> shrooms spread out, and asked us, "Why would ANYONE eat those?!? That's
> stupid! Why? Because they're FREE?!?" He seemed to think that was a diss,
> that we might be positively inclined towards the shrooms because they were
> free or something. He was a capitalist Republican type through and through-
> except of course the government benefits (health, education, etc, etc) he
> receieved for being Norweigan were basic human rights...for him and his
> family and other Norweigans. Heaven forbid outsiders deserving help.
> I must say, they were free, but they really weren't very strong at all. I
> wasn't that impressed, but it was a lot of fun picking them. We even went to
> an old, decrepit stave church to pick at one point. THAT was super freakin'
> cool. An awesomely beautiful country, Norway is.
> peace,
> Preston
>
>
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> *From:* simon loxton <simonloxton at yahoo.co.uk>
> *To:* The Ibogaine List <ibogaine at mindvox.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:33:37 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [Ibogaine] Similarities with Psilosybin and Ibogaine
>
>  Yea; the one effect that the drug has is to increase muscle stimulation
> so that movement is exaggerated. For instance if you were to attempt a small
> jump the movement is exaggerated to a bit of a leap and this is where the
> "flying reindeer" comes from. they "run?" I don't know the right term but
> they go leaping through the snow. Even the stockings over the hearth was a
> common way to dry out the mushrooms before the maggots get into them; I
> believe this also causes a chemical change if my memory serves me correctly.
>
> I saw some thing recently on the vikings; they wondered what made them so
> good at combat. There weapons were nothing special for the time; they did
> look at mushrooms (amanita) which would give more stamina (The bearserker)
> but they though this could not be it because of the debilitating effects of
> the amanita; they missed the bit on using a reindeer as a filtering system.
>
> There is a lot of mythology in mushrooms and the Catholic church was quick
> to include pagan holidays by just giving them a different name.
>
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> *From:* Preston Peet <prestonpeet at yahoo.com>
> *To:* The Ibogaine List <ibogaine at mindvox.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, 15 January, 2009 14:53:22
> *Subject:* Re: [Ibogaine] Similarities with Psilosybin and Ibogaine
>
> I've long read that's where the tale of Santa's flying reindeer come from.
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Edward A. Weissbard <edward.escs at gmail.com>
> To: ibogaine at mindvox.com
> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 7:35:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [Ibogaine] Similarities with Psilosybin and Ibogaine
>
> Muscimol sounds like a risky substance of the Amanita mushroom.  Didn't
> know about the reindeer technique.........reindeer urine.
> --
> Edward
>
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