A naturally-occurring psychoactive compound found in a number of plants, principally iboga, and used for medicinal and ritual purposes in African spiritual traditions of the Bwiti.

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  • Ibogaine — Ibogaïne Ibogaïne Structure de l ibogaine Général Nom IUPAC 12 Méthoxyibogamine No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ibogaïne — Structure de l ibogaine Général Nom IUPAC 12 Méthoxyibogamine No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ibogaine — (n.) nerve stimulant, 1901, from Fr. ibogaine, from iboga, Congolese name of the shrub from which the chemical is extracted, + chemical suffix INE (Cf. ine) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ibogaine — [ī′bō gā΄ēn΄, ī′bō gā΄in; ī bō′gā ēn΄, i bō′gāēn] n. an alkaloid, C20H26N2O, extracted from a tropical African shrub ( Tabernanthe iboga) of the dogbane family, and acting as an antidepressant or stimulant: may cause hallucinations, paralysis,… …   English World dictionary

  • Ibogaine — drugbox IUPAC name = 12 Methoxyibogamine width = 180 CAS number = 83 74 9 PubChem = 363272 C=20 | H=26 | N=2 | O=1 molecular weight = 310.433 g/mol smiles = CCC1CC2CC3C1N(C2)CCC4=C3NC5=C4C=C(C=C5)OC melting point = 152 melting high = 153… …   Wikipedia

  • ibogaine — /i boh geuh een /, n. Pharm. an alkaloid, C20H26N2O, obtained from an African shrub, Tabernanthe iboga, having antidepressant and hallucinogenic properties. [ < F ibogaïne (1901) < NL iboga the shrub s specific epithet (said to be < an indigenous …   Universalium

  • ibogaine — Indole alkaloid of the iboga group. Obtained from several parts of the African shrub Tabernanthe iboga (family Apocynaceae). Used by African hunters to arrest movement of the hunter; hallucinogenic, antidepressant, and euphoric. * * * ibo·ga·ine… …   Medical dictionary

  • ibogaine — [ɪ bəʊgəˌi:n] noun a hallucinogenic compound from the roots of a West African shrub, sometimes used to treat heroin or cocaine addiction. Origin early 20th cent.: from a blend of iboga (local name for the compound) and cocaine …   English new terms dictionary

  • ibogaine — ibo·ga·ine …   English syllables

  • ibogaine — ə̇ˈbōgəˌēn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary iboga (from New Latin, specific epithet of Tabernanthe iboga, from a native name in central Africa) + ine : a crystalline alkaloid hallucinogen C20H26N2O obtained from the roots …   Useful english dictionary

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