Definition of "ibogaine" [ibogaine]
- (noun) An alkaloid, C20H26N2O, that acts as a dopamine blocker and mitigates depression and the symptoms of withdrawal from narcotics, cocaine, and heroin.
- (noun) a psychoactive compound found in plants and used as a dopamine blocker
Use "ibogaine" in a sentence
- "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."