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Nicotiana tabacum, tobacco

Botanical names: Nicotiana tabacum, Nicotiana chinensis, Nicotiana mexicana, Nicotiana mexicana var. rubriflora, Nicotiana pilosa, Nicotiana tabaca
Common names
English: tobacco
Spanish: tabaco de Virginia, petén, hierba santa
French: tabac, tabac cultivé
German: Virginischer Tabak
Active constituents: nicotine, anatabine, anabasine, glucosides, 2,3,6-trimethyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, 2-methylquinone, 2-napthylamine, propionic acid, anatalline, anthalin, anethole, acrolein, anatabine, cembrene, choline, nicotelline, nicotianine, pyrene

Nicotiana tabacum, tobacco
Nicotiana tabacum, tobacco
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants
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