Homoeopathic Medicine- Tabacum (Turmoil of Nicotine)
(Advancements in Homeopathic Research, Vol. 7 No.1, February 2022-April 2022, Date of Publication 2022/02/01, Pages no. 62-64)
*Department of Homoeopathic Pharmacy
Bakson Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Greater Noida, UP
Address for correspondence:
Prof. (Dr.) Meenakshi Ambwani
Postal address: 4480, B-5 and 6, Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi- 110070
Nicotiana tabacum plant from Solanaceae family contains main alkaloid as nicotine, which is highly addictive and exposes people to harmful effects of tobacco dependency. Nicotine entering the human body through different routes of administration produces various immunological and physiological responses. The article highlights the linkage of these responses regarding the mechanism of action of nicotine on body and the corresponding symptoms observed during Homoeopathic proving that will help to understand the drug in a unique and better way.
Keywords: Nicotiana tabacum plant, Nicotine,Cigarette, Cytokines, Homoeopathic proving symptoms, Nicotinic cholinergic receptors, Peptic ulcer, Physiological responses.