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."

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