Ibogaine is a powerful indole alkaloid drug with hallucinogenic properties that comes from a West African shrub. The substance was known to be used in West African medicine to treat toothache, fever, and high blood pressure. Some studies have found it to have great potential benefits in treating opioid addiction, but the drug remains illegal in most countries.
World-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist Christian Ratsch provides the latest scientific updates to this classic work on psychoactive flora by two eminent researchers. • Numerous new and rare color photographs complement the completely revised and updated text.
Using the powerful anti-addictive properties of ibogaine, patients are not only able to conquer drug addiction but also cure a wide variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety disorders, and PTSD.