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Tobacco Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Nicotiana Tabacum
Hindi Name
Tamaku, Tambaku
Chinese Name
Yan Cao
Homeopathic Name
Tabacum   -   Mother Tincture

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Tobacco Cures


Action of Tobacco

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Nutrients in Tobacco

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Tobacco

Avoid use during pregnancy
Increased use of Tobacco may cause Oral Cancer, Lung Cancer, Headahe, Giddiness, and Respiratory distress.
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Tobacco is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a warm climate.
It grows up to One Meter.

The Homeopathic medicine, Tabacum is best used to treat :
Intestinal obstruction
Tobacco Blindness
Allergy to Tobacco
Icy coldness of surface covered with cold sweats.
Retarded growth in children.
Deathly Nausea, Pallor, coldness with cold sweats in Angina Pectoris.
Intermittent heart in old people.
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Materia Medica for Tobacco

Tobacco General

Tobacco is a relaxant herb. It is used in Chronic Asthma. It possesses Sedative, Diuretic, Expectorant, Discutient and Sialagogue. It is used internally as an Emetic. It is used as an Antiseptic.
The smoke of tTbacco treats Hernia. The smoke is injected into rectum for the treatment. The smoke is beneficial in treating Constipation, Urine retention, Spasmodic Urethral structure, Hysterical Convulsions and Worms.
A poultice of leaves is used as an ointment for Cutaneous diseases.
The leaves in combination with other herbs is beneficial for Obstinate Ulcers, painful Tremors and Spasmodic affections. Wet Tobacco leaf is used to cure Piles.
Externally Nicotine is used as an Antiseptic.
Note : In case of Nicotine poisoning, the stomach should be emptied. Repeated doses of Tannic acid should be given. The patient should be kept warm. In case of Respiratory failure, stimulants as Caffeine should be given. Oxygen must be given at once.
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Tobacco for Insect Bite

Add some water in Tobacco to make paste. Apply it over affected areas.
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Ashok ( Inida )
02 May 2018
Dear Sir,
I want to use tobacco extract ( pure nicotine ) in my novel Nicotine Replacement Therapy . I wish to get manufacturing licence under Ayurveda or any Indian Medicine system. Plesae advise.
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