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Healing the Root

Traditional Iboga Retreat & Detox Center in beautiful Sintra, Portugal. 

At Root Healing we are dedicated to helping you heal, let go of the past, and discover the truth of who you are and what you want. Our hope is that Iboga can end your healing journey so that you can focus on enjoying the gift of life and being fully present in it. We pair the profound traditional way of holding Bwiti ceremonies with western medical practices to ensure a safe & transformative experience. 

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Traditional Missoko Bwiti Iboga Ceremony

When you attend a Root Healing Iboga retreat you’ll partake in two traditional Missoko Bwiti Iboga Ceremonies. Our Iboga ceremonies are led by our team of highly trained Iboga Providers. Our protocol is based on thousands of years of Bwiti work with Iboga plant medicine. Every last detail of the ceremony has been given to the Bwiti by the Iboga spirit and empowers its potential to heal.

Iboga Assisted Detox

Root Healing offers Iboga Assisted Detox Programs, which are designed to help you detox from drugs without experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Once you have been detoxed, we will focus on your physical, spiritual, and mental healing. This program focuses on maintaining the powerful spiritual practices of the Bwiti while also utilizing modern medicine for safety. This offering is unique to each individual and is tailored to your needs.

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Traditional Missoko Bwiti Iboga Ceremonies

When you attend a Root Healing Iboga retreat you'll partake in two traditional Missoko Bwiti Iboga Ceremonies. Our Iboga ceremonies are either led by Moughenda, a 10th Generation Bwiti Shaman, or our team of highly trained Iboga Providers. Our protocol is based on thousands of years of Bwiti work with Iboga plant medicine. Every last detail of the ceremony has been given to the Bwiti by the Iboga spirit and empowers it's potential to heal.

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Iboga Assisted Detox

Root Healing offers Iboga Assisted Detox Programs, which are designed to help you detox from other drugs without experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Once you have been detoxed, we will focus on your physical, spiritual, and mental healing. This program focuses on maintaining the powerful spiritual practices of the Bwiti while also utilizing modern medicine for safety. This offering is unique to each individual and is tailored to your needs.

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Missoko Bwiti Pre-initiation Ceremonies

The Missoko Bwiti Pre-initiation ceremonies offered during Root Healing retreats are a chance to experience the famous Bwiti initiation outside of Gabon, Central Africa, where Bwiti originated. This is a powerful spiritual ceremony that connects you deeply into yourself, the Bwiti tradition, and the spirit of Iboga. This is the best way to prepare yourself for a trip to Gabon for the full initiation and rites of passage retreats that we also offer .

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Portugal 2023 Iboga Retreat Schedule

Our Approach

At Root Healing, respecting the lineage of the Bwiti Iboga tradition and providing equitable access to this profound medicine is at the root of all we do.

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Who we are and the core principles of Root Healing

Reciprocity

How Root Healing gives back to Bwiti communities

Equitable Access

Root Healing Scholarship Opportunities

What is Iboga?

A powerful medicinal plant used by the Bwiti for thousands of years as a tool for spiritual, physical, and mental healing.