EXCLUSIVE! What's Up With Scott Disick's Hallucinogenic Rehab Treatment?! Neuroscientist Billi Gordon Gives Us His Expert Opinion!
Umm, what's an Iboga tree?
As soon as we heard that Scott Disick was headed to a Costa Rican rehab center to cure his addiction with hallucinogenic drugs, we knew we needed some EXCLUSIVE insight!
So, we reached out to our friend, Dr. Billi Gordon, one of the world's most influential neuroscientists. Gordon regularly conducts brain research at the Center for the Neurobiology of Stress which is affiliated with the prestigious David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Obviously, we had A LOT of questions about the Iboga treatment, which involves roots from a small African tree that allegedly helps people battle addiction. The Iboga root acts like a hallucinogenic drug, stimulating the central nervous system when taken in small doses — and when taken in larger doses, it can cause visions.
Here's what Dr. G had to say about the controversial treatment: