ibogaine


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ibogaine

[ə′bō·gə‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
C26H32O2N2 An alkaloid isolated from the stems and leaves of the shrub Tabernanthe iboga, crystallizing from absolute ethanol as prismatic needles, melting at 152-153°C, soluble in ethanol, ether, and chloroform; used in medicine.
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Ibogaine is a Schedule 1 psychedelic and psychoactive substance that is extracted from the West Africa iboga shrub.
Ibogaine may go some way to restore order in our prisons.
And ibogaine (alkaloid from Tabernanthe iboga) has been shown to suppress intake and reinstatement of ethanol in ethanol-preferring animals (He et al.
Ibogaine (a hallucinogen with psychedelic and dissociative properties) has been proven to cure heroin addiction, and GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate, a recreational depressant also used as a date-rape drug) is commonly used outside of the United States in the treatment of narcolepsy.
Degeneration of Purkinje cells in parasagittal zones of the cerebellar vermis after treatment with ibogaine or harmaline.
According to TMZ.com, Mueller, 33, will reportedly undertake an intensive seven-day treatment plan that includes a drug called Ibogaine meant to help her kick her habit for good, reports the Daily Mail.
Theory chapters address drug use, passion, and art; the disease concept; medical consequences; dual diagnosis; suicide; ibogaine therapy; drugs that enhance wellbeing, performance, and creativity; and other topics.
"I had to watch a documentary called Ibogaine about a drug they use in Africa for addiction therapy.
It inhibited muscular fatigue in both in vitro and in vivo studies, similar to the activity of ibogaine (97).
A subculture of advocates who say the hallucinogen ibogaine alleviates addiction to opiates has welled up from New York City and spread to small clinics and informal treatment networks across the globe.
The list runs from aboideau to zoonomia, and includes terms such as azotemia, banlieue, etouffee, ibogaine, mazaedia, oceanaut, pahoehoe, retiarii, thiourea and uxorious.