Before the American Indian culture was shattered, the Indians used an unprocessed tobacco in pipes ceremoniously and for healing. Yes, healing lung disorders.
Indian tobacco is known as Lobelia inflate or lobelia, which some herbalists, unafraid of being politically incorrect for using an herb once banned by the FDA, use medicinally today. Not necessarily to smoke, but dispensed as tinctures or tablets.
Lobelia for asthma and other lung/bronchia disorders was a topic of another article from this author. This article will focus on lobelia as the most effective smoking cessation agent without side effects today. Read more
Friday, March 2, 2012
Indian Tobacco Helps Smokers Quit and Repair Their Lungs
Lobelia, aka Indian tobacco, can help smokers kick the habit and repair their lungs, says Paul Fassa.