Lobelia inflata

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Synonyms for Lobelia inflata

North American wild lobelia having small blue flowers and inflated capsules formerly used as an antispasmodic

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Lobeline, a piperidine alkaloid, which is produced by Lobelia inflata (family Lobeliaceae) and several other Lobelia species, stimulates chemoreceptors in carotid and aortic bodies, and then exerts reflectory activation of respiratory centre (Fig.
This hot medicine ensures a good blood supply to all parts of the body but it is also an efficient nerve tonic; Lobelia - lobelia inflata Used in conjunction with capsicum to enhance the other herbs' therapeutic actions.