Stimulents, Biology

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STIMULENTS -

It makes a person more wakeful, alert and active.

(i) Caffeine ( C8H10N4O2) -

It is 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine obtained from tea leaves (Thea sinesis) dried beans of coffee plant (Coffea arabica) & dried seeds of cacao plant (Theobroma cacoa).

It is white, crystalline, bitter alkaloid.

(ii) Cocaine (C17H21NO4) -

It is benzoylmethylecgonine, extracted from dried leaves & young twigs of the South American shrub Erythraxylon coca.

It is taken for excitement.

(iii) Crack -

It is highly potent smokable derivative of cocaine.

May cause complications such as heart and nasopharynx damage.

Crack is sold as ridged lengths called teeth or french fries.


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