American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An alkaloid, C20H26N2O, that acts as a dopamine blocker and mitigates depression and the symptoms of withdrawal from narcotics, cocaine, and heroin.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An alkaloid extracted from the Kongo-plant and iboga. It produces anæsthesia like cocaine and acts upon the medulla like cola.
- iboga + -ine (Wiktionary)
- French ibogaïne, from New Latin (Tabernanthē) iboga, species name of shrub in whose root it is found, from Myene (Bantu language of Gabon). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This treatment is a naturally occurring compound called ibogaine, which is found in the Tabernathe Iboga tree, which grows naturally in parts of Africa.”
“But researchers now suspect that the plant's active ingredient, a hallucinogen called ibogaine, may have other uses as well.”
“One of the most controversial, a botanical called ibogaine, may help alleviate a broad range of dependencies.”
“Use of a plant-based substance called ibogaine has, like UROD, been touted as a “quick fix” for addiction and is accordingly very appealing to addicts who would like to avoid the conventional forms of treatment.”
“A dozen human studies of MDMA, LSD, a powerful African drug called ibogaine and psilocybin, from so-called "magic mushrooms," are now under way, testing the once-stigmatized drugs as treatments for not only PTSD, but also cluster headaches and addiction, as well as anxiety and depression in cancer patients.”
“My guess is she has a serious ibogaine addiction to combat emotional distress brought on by not having any friends in the mostly liberal high school she went to (check out Fear and Loathing on the campaign trail to understand that one).”
“These are not the same opioid receptors that drugs like heroin and morphine work on, so the effects are very different, but it is a completely different mechanism to virtually all other hallucinogenic drugs (only ibogaine is known to have a similar effect on the brain).”
“If you are too slow, drink more coffee, or chew ibogaine root, or administer electric shocks to yourself.”
“Much of the legal research reported at the conference fits the medical model, such as using psilocybin to treat post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or alcoholism or the anxiety of cancer patients, using ibogaine (from an East African root) to break addictions (as to cocaine), or psychedelics to treat cluster headaches.”
“It's also got loads of great historical footage from the early research but also talks to the new generation of researchers looking at compounds such as ayahuasca and ibogaine, who are now the senior figures in this growing area.”
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