Iboga Plant

Iboga Plant

is a perennial rainforest shrub native to western Central Africa (Gabun, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana)

Iboga usually grows 2 m tall, but can grow under the right conditions into a small tree with a height of up to 10 m. It has small green leaves from 9 to 10 cm length and 3 cm width. Sometimes it is possible to find a larger specimen of the plant with leaves up to 21 cm long and 7 cm wide.

The flowers of Iboga are tubular white and pink and the fruits are orange-colored and can be either oval and elongated or have a spherical shape with 20 to 30 small brown seeds.

Chemical composition

Using Iboga & Ibogaine

The roots of Tabernanthe Iboga contain 5 to 6 indole alkaloids, of which the most famous alkaloid is ibogaine (12-methoxyibogamine (C20H26N2O).

The highest concentration of ibogaine is found in the inner bark of plant 11. When used, Iboga has a bitter earthy taste and has an anaesthetic effect on the oral cavity.

Iboga Composition

Iboga is an extremely effective plant and can be used for a variety of medical and psychospiritual purposes. Here is a short list of conditions that can be treated with Iboga;

  • Searches
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • The flu
  • Hypertension
  • Nervous diseases
  • Fatigue
  • Low sex drive

Ibogain alkaloid is a plant that is successfully used in the fight against drug addictions and is considered a very effective interrupter for opiate and alcohol addictions. Ibogaine is known to greatly reduce withdrawal symptoms.


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