Iboga tabernanthe root bark or iboga is a perennial rainforest shrub.
Iboga stimulates the central nervous system when taken in small doses, and induces visions when taken in larger doses.
In the parts of Africa where the plant grows, the bark is chewed for various pharmacological or ritualistic purposes.
Ibogaine, the active alkaloid, is also used to treat substance abuse disorders.
Ibogaine is the psychoactive alkaloid from the root bark of the African bush tabernanthe iboga.
Ibogaine is both a therapeutic and psychoactive addiction-breaker.
The psychoactive properties of ibogaine induce a heightened spiritual experience.
The patient experiences profound insight, giving them clarity into their lives, which motivates them to change on a psychological level and live drug-free lives.
Ibogaine also offers opportunities as psychotherapy or spiritual teacher.
In the field of psychotherapy, ibogaine can be used as a treatment for the effects of trauma or conditioning.