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Nicotine
COMMON NAMES
Nicotine
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATIONS
Stimulant
CHEMICAL NAME
(S)-3-(1-Methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)pyridine
DESCRIPTION
Nicotine is a naturally occurring stimulant found in tobacco (Nicotiana spp.) and other solanaceous plants. At room temperature, it is an oily liquid. As a constituent of tobacco, it has been used for many centuries in the Americas and Australia, and is now sold in a variety of common products worldwide.
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