Ibogaine: complex pharmacokinetics, concerns for safety, and preliminary efficacy measures.

@article{Mash2000IbogaineCP,
  title={Ibogaine: complex pharmacokinetics, concerns for safety, and preliminary efficacy measures.},
  author={Deborah C. Mash and Craig A Kovera and Juan de Pablo and Rachel F. Tyndale and F D Ervin and Ishan C. Williams and Edward G. Singleton and Marcel Mayor},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={914},
  pages={
          394-401
        }
}
Ibogaine is an indole alkaloid found in the roots of Tabernanthe Iboga (Apocynaceae family), a rain forest shrub that is native to western Africa. Ibogaine is used by indigenous peoples in low doses to combat fatigue, hunger and thirst, and in higher doses as a sacrament in religious rituals. Members of American and European addict self-help groups have claimed that ibogaine promotes long-term drug abstinence from addictive substances, including psychostimulants and opiates. Anecdotal reports… CONTINUE READING
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