Welcome to the Psychedelic Conversations Podcast!
In this episode we discuss Ian’s background, what brought him into this work, what psilomethoxin is and how it is developed, the effects of psilomethoxin on the brain and body, the importance of protecting the medicine, how to become a psilomethoxin church member, working with veterans using this medicine, harm reduction advice for using iboga, Ian’s thoughts on the medical module, observations on the psychedelic renaissance and so much more!
00:00 – Fire Moment
01:36 – Introduction
03:53 – Ian’s Background
04:44 – What Is Psilomethoxin?
07:46 – How Does It Affect The Brain, Body?
11:48 – First Person To Ingest It Through Bioassay
18:46 – Protecting The Medicine
20:39 – Does Psilomethoxin Cause Hallucinations?
25:32 – How To Become A Church Member
30:17 – Working With Veterans
36:06 – Harm Reduction Advice For Iboga Use
42:07 – The Biggest Challenge Working With Veterans
44:58 – Current Thoughts On The Medical Module
47:16 – Observations On The Psychedelic Renaissance
50:47 – Ian’s Projects And Offerings
53:18 – Outro
Ian is a Co-Founder of the Church of the Sacred Synthesis which offers the sacrament psilomethoxin and he is the first human being to ingest it through bioassay. Ian grew up in Hawaii in the 1970’s where cannabis and mushrooms were decriminalized and integrated into the culture. He has been healing himself for over 30 years with sacred medicines, a spiritual practice, and being a student and practitioner of ethnobotany. Ian is a West Point graduate, former US Army officer, Blackhawk helicopter pilot and combat veteran.
He is Patient Number One at the Mission Within which treats special operators with PTSD, TBI and addiction using iboga and toad (5-meo-dmt) in Mexico. He is an advisor there, after being the General Counsel and spearheading the veteran healing program. Ian has been helping wounded veterans for over 9 years.
He founded an ONAC church chapter which was later returned to the parent church. He is a founder of a Santo Daime church which is the US chapter of a Brazilian government-approved church and between himself and his law partner Greg Lake, have created over sixty entheogenic churches in the US. Upcoming Psilomethoxin Event: https://psilomethoxin.com/april-15-20…
Connect with Ian:
http://www.psilomethoxin.com/ https://psychedelicmusalman.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ian.benouis https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianbenouis/
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