Posted 13 June 2016

Ibogaine is a naturally occurring psychoactive substance found in plants in the Apocynaceae family such as Tabernanthe iboga, Voacanga africana and Tabernaemontana undulata. It is a psychedelic with dissociative properties. [Wikipedia]

Ibogaine has been offered as treatment for those suffering from drug or alcohol addiction by at least 3 South African centres:

A recent updates to the Schedules (Government Notice No. 620 in Government Gazette No. 40041, 3 June 2016; added ibogaine in Schedule 6. The MCC has also issued a specific call-up notice for this substance (Government Notice No. 502, Government Gazette No. 39970, 4 May 2016).

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