'Wolf Of Wall Street' Embraces Ibogaine For Addiction Recovery With Help Of 'Psychedelic Concierge'

Jordan Belfort, the real-life persona behind Leo Di Caprio’s “Wolf of Wall Street,” recently talked about finding a cure for his cocaine addiction and opiate urges: ibogaine, which comes from a West African shrub now being studied to treat conditions like TBI, PTSD, depression and addiction.

Belfort said he sees the natural psychedelic as a “magic bullet” for the opioid crisis. He told The NY Post recently that after undergoing ibogaine treatment in Mexico he no longer craved opiates. 

“I had no more physical addiction,” he said. 

Belfort says he got sober in 1997 but then underwent a two-year period during which he had six surgeries. “I was taking Vicodin and I was at the point where I’m like, you know, if this goes on much longer, I’m going to get addicted.” 

At that time, his doctors told him to start taking Suboxone, an opiate that reportedly does not produce highs yet can have intense withdrawal symptoms, which was the case with Belfort. 

“I was taking Suboxone for 10 years,” he said. “I wasn’t abusing Suboxone but I couldn’t stop taking it.”

After many failed withdrawal attempts, he tried ibogaine.

Making The Switch With Zappy Zapolin

Belfort now sees ibogaine as “incredibly potent as a healing mechanism, especially when administered the right way.” 

He found guidance, as did others like Lamar Odom, from psychedelics expert Mike “Zappy” Zapolin, often referred to as “psychedelic concierge to the stars.”

Zapolin says Jordan’s addictive nature revealed that “only ibogaine could give him a full reset” and “rid him of that monkey on his back for the rest of his life.”

Ibogaine trips tend to be pricey due to the substance’s potential heart and seizure risks, and therefore constant healthcare monitoring is needed. 

“Ibogaine is not something you take for fun. I couldn’t imagine doing it for pleasure … I felt it working… burning through my body,” Belfort said of his 12-hour intense trip. Although he didn’t get the profound spiritual experience others have reported, he says he attained “a deeper understanding” of himself.

Most impressive results? Belfort says he’s been off of Suboxone ever since the experience.

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