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Erythroxylon coca

Maher, John T.

Erythroxylon coca

a lecture

by Maher, John T.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South America.
    • Subjects:
    • Coca.,
    • Cocaine.,
    • Cocaine abuse.,
    • Drug control -- South America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby John T. Maher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRM666.C59 M33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4852991M
      LC Control Number75602067

      Erythroxylum coca Family: Erythroxylaceae Huanuco, Coca Origin: South America. Tropical shrub cultivated in Africa, northern South America, southeast Asia, and Taiwan. It grows from m (8 feet) tall. The fruits are small drupes. The plants thrive best in hot, damp situations, such as the clearing of forests, but the leaves most preferred are. A Text-Book of Materia Medica. COCA. (Erythroxylon Coca.) Natural order.- Linea. General Analysis.-Coca stimulates the nerve centers, without engorging their substance and disordering their functions like alcohol, opium, and haschish. It has in a marked degree the property belonging to this class of substances, of diminishing tissue waste.

        There are roughly species of erythroxylon coca plants around the world.. About 20 coca species produce cocaine alkaloids. However, only two of them, erythroxylon coca var coca and erythroxylon novogranatense, provide enough cocaine alkaloids to justify commercial operations for the drug that is cocaine. Upon CHEWING COCA LEAVES a person gets a pleasant sense of WELL . Coca, (Erythroxylum coca), tropical shrub, of the family Erythroxylaceae, the leaves of which are the source of the drug cocaine. The plant, cultivated in Africa, northern South America, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan, grows about metres (8 feet) tall. The branches are straight, and the lively.

      Erythroxylon coca: 1 n a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine Synonyms: coca, coca plant Type of: bush, shrub a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems. Other articles where Erythroxylum is discussed: Malpighiales: Erythroxylaceae and Rhizophoraceae: Erythroxylum ( species) is by far the largest genus in the family and has stamens that are usually joined at the base and of two different lengths. The fruits are fleshy drupes. The dried leaves of E. coca and E. novogranatense are still chewed by.


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Cocaine is a tropane alkaloid derived from the coca plant (Erythroxylum coca and Erythroxylum novogranatense), which is indigenous to western South America. The coca bush has been cultivated for millennia, and year-old mummies from Nazca, Peru, have been found with small bags used for coca leaves in their possession (Stolberg, ).

Erythroxylum coca is an evergreen Shrub growing to m (5ft) by m (5ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very acid soils.

It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil. Erythroxylon coca: A lecture Unknown Binding – January 1, by John T Maher (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Author: John T Maher. Overview Information Coca is a plant. The leaves of the coca plant are the source of cocaine, which is an illegal drug that is used nasally, injected, or smoked for mind-altering e.

The coca bush originated in the rain forests of the Andes, and has been cultivated in South American for many purposes for thousands of years. The earliest evidence of coca leaf chewing comes from about B.C.E. In the Peruvian lowlands, many pre-Colombian graves have been found to contain the remains of coca leaves, lime, and artifacts used for coca consumption.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Peruvian coca seeds 50 units ERYTHOXYLUM Truxillensis at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. COVID Resources.

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Karyn Bischoff, in Veterinary Toxicology, Cocaine. Cocaine is the natural alkaloid of the shrubs Erythroxylon coca and Erythroxylon monogynum, originally from the Andes Mountains in South America but currently grown in Mexico, the West Indies, and Indonesia as well (Queiroz-Neto et al., ; Anonymous, ; Volmer, ).Traditionally, E.

coca leaves are brewed into tea by those native. The leaves are also used to make various preparations that are employed in modern medicine.

The plant is often cultivated in South America (borderland of the Amazonian basin of Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil to m asl), also in the tropical mountains of Africa (Usambara, Cameroon), both legally for its medicinal uses, and illegally to provide the street drug cocaine. Erythroxylum coca synonyms, Erythroxylum coca pronunciation, Erythroxylum coca translation, English dictionary definition of Erythroxylum coca.

a South American tree with leaves that contain cocaine Not to be confused with: coco – coconut or coconut palm cocoa – powder made from cacao seeds, a hot. Notes on Coca. Erythroxylon coca and E.

novogranatense. The plant. Coca, Erythroxylon coca and E. novogranatense of the Coca family, Erythroxylaceae, (a family of 1 genus and ca.

species of shrubs and medium-sized trees) is a domesticated tropical shrub, native to the Amazon and the eastern slope of the Andes in Bolivia and Peru. Related wild species are still found growing there.

Erythroxylon coca synonyms, Erythroxylon coca pronunciation, Erythroxylon coca translation, English dictionary definition of Erythroxylon coca.

Noun 1. Erythroxylon coca - a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine coca, coca plant Erythroxylon.

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Coca, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in Introduction Erythroxylon Coca.

Erythroxylaceae – Coca family Genus: Erythroxylum P. – coca Species: Erythroxylum coca Lam. – coca Subordinate Taxa. The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Erythroxylum coca. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. There are two varieties in commerce, the Huanuco Coca, or Erythroxylon Coca, which comes from Bolivia and has leaves of a brownish-green colour, oval, entire and glabrous, with a rather bitter taste, and Peruvian Coca, the leaves of which are much smaller and a pale-green colour.

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: C. Hering. Properties of Erythroxylon coca – As a medicinal, its derivatives are used as anaesthetic, as a stimulant to avoid sensations of hunger, thirst and tiredness. – Extramedicinal in the consumption of the drugs derived from this plant: cocaine, crack, etc. Erythroxylum coca is a high altitudes S.

American shrub that's leaves are the source of cocaine. The leaves are "chewed" (held in the cheek) in combination with mineral lime to provide physical and mental stimulation and reduction in altitude sickness.

(Erythroxylon coca), a shrub of the tropical family Erythroxylaceae, measuring 1–3 m high (sometimes 5 m). The leaves are broadly elliptical or obovate.

The flowers, which are in the axils, are small, yellowish white, and five-petaled. The elongated red fruits are drupes. The coca bush almost never grows wild. The taxonomic history of plants known under the name ‘coca’ is complex. During the period –, botanists, horticulturalists and pharmacists became increasingly interested in the varieties of coca then known in cultivation.

A debate over the correct identity of the cultivated cocas ensued which continues by:. english: Coca leafenglish: Cocaine plantenglish: Coca Description A shrub to about 2 m high, native of Peru, Bolivia and Colombia, now widely introduced to tropical countries including African territories, principally as E.

novo-granatense (Morris) Hieron., now recognised as a variety of E. cola.Statistics. The Plant List includes scientific plant names of species rank for the genus these are accepted species names. The Plant List includes a further 96 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank.

These are primarily included because names of species rank.sciantifc name for the coca plant that(cocanin) comes from.