An Economic Botany Collection
Richard H. Zander
July 21, 2006
Res Botanica, a Missouri Botanical Garden Web Site

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FUMATORIES AND MASTIGATORIES

 

 

Chicle, Achras sapota, from the Sapodilla tree. Wrigley, Jr. Co., Chicago, Ill. 1972.

 

An anti-smoking gum with lobeline, a nicotine-like alkaloid derived from Lobelia antisyphilitica, the Indian tobacco.

 

Betel nut, supari, fragmented and sliced. Areca catechu, Palmae.

 

Cubeb cigarettes, Piper cubeba, Piperaceae. For asthma.

 

Cubebs, Piper cubeba.