Erythroxylon coca


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Noun1.Erythroxylon coca - a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine
Erythroxylon, Erythroxylum, genus Erythroxylon, genus Erythroxylum - a large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Pharmacologist Dr Thomas Barragry noted it was clearly stated on the tea bag that one of the main ingredients was erythroxylon coca, the South American plant that is a source of cocaine.
Cocaine is made from the leaves of the coca tree, Erythroxylon coca in the plant family erythroxylaceae.
A Cocaine comes from the leaf of the Erythroxylon coca bush and was first isolated in 1859.