Nicotine is a potent parasympathomimetic alkaloid found in the nightshade family
of plants (Solanaceae) and is a stimulant drug. Nicotine is a nicotinic ...
Nicotine acts as both a stimulant and a sedative. Immediately after exposure to
nicotine, there is a "kick" caused in part by the drug's stimulation of the adrenal ...
The action of nicotine in the body is very complicated. It is a mild stimulant which
has an effect upon the heart and brain. It stimulates the central nervous system ...
Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Feb;8(1):37-47. The reinforcing effects of nicotine and
stimulant medication in the everyday lives of adult smokers with ADHD: A ...
Jul 1, 2016 ... Nicotine is a potent naturally occurring alkaloid found in the nightshade family of
plants (Solanaceae) and a stimulant drug within the pyridine ...
Dec 2, 2013 ... Nicotine has strong mood altering effects and can act on the brain as both a
stimulant and a relaxant.
Besides caffeine, the other stimulant widely ingested is the nicotine consumed in
smoking. Both caffeine and nicotine are classified as secondary stimulants ...
May 9, 2011 ... One of the reasons tobacco became so popular in the 1600s, along with tea &
coffee (for their caffeine), was that nicotine is a powerful stimulant ...
Nicotine is a stimulant found in the tobacco plant, and constitutes the main
addictive ingredient of cigarettes. It is most often smoked, but can also be chewed
Nicotine itself acts as both a stimulant and a depressant depending on the
dosage and the circumstances of absorption. Basically smoking a cigarette