Photos of Nicotiana tabacum, Tobacco

Nicotiana tabacum, Tobacco., one of the most famous and infamous plants in the world, this well-known stimulant was formerly used as a worm expellant, also diuretic, laxative and emetic. Poulticed externally for insect and snake bites, and boils. Contains the addictive alkaloid nicotine. Indigenous to the Americas. Widely cultivated throughout the world as a recreational drug for smoking, or chewed to extract the alkaloid, nicotine. Toxic and highly addictive.

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