Definition of "iboga" [iboga]

  • (noun) Tabernanthe iboga, a perennial rainforest shrub and hallucinogen.

Use "iboga" in a sentence

  • "In my quest for illumination, I underwent a tribal initiation in Gabon, eating iboga, a bitter-tasting psychedelic root bark that induces a visionary state."
  • "The story comes from western Africa's Bwiti religion, whose adherents use the iboga plant to induce visions and aid in the hunt."
  • "Taub explains, "In the tribal use of ibogaine, the visionary aspect of iboga is revered as an integral part of the healing process -- this is especially ironic in light of the fact that Dr. Deborah Mash, a professor at the University of Miami and one of the top scientific experts on ibogaine, is working to develop noribogaine (12-Hydroxyibogamine), an ibogaine metabolite that does not induce visions.""

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