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" Tobacco is, in fact, an absolute poison. A very moderate quantity introduced into the system — even applying the moistened leaves over the stomach — has been known very suddenly to extinguish life. The Indians of our own country were well aware of... "
American Medical Times - Page 55
by Elisha Harris - 1861
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The Journal of Health, Volume 1

Haile Sellassie I University. Public Health College and Training Center - Recreation - 1830
...leaves over the stomach — has been known very suddenly to extinguish life. The Indians of our own country were well aware of its poisonous effects,...cannot fail, at length, to influence the health of the system. In whatever form it may be employed, a portion of the active principle* of the tobacco, mixed...
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The Journal of Health, Volume 1

Haile Sellassie I University. Public Health College and Training Center - Hygiene - 1830
...moistened leaves over the stomach—has been known very suddenly to extinguish life. The Indians of our own country were well aware of its poisonous effects,...sickness and fainting, or even convulsions and death. to it by Dr. Thorus in his Pcetologia;* did, in fact, the least benefit result to the system from its...
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A New Family Encyclopedia; Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831 - 468 pages
...leaves over the stomach — has been known very suddenly to extinguish life. The Indians of our own country were well aware of its poisonous effects,...the flesh, occasioned sickness and fainting, or even convulsion! and death. EFFECTS OF CERTAIN LIQUORS. It must be evident to every one, that the constant...
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A New Family Encyclopedia;: Or Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833 - 468 pages
...life. The Indians of our country were well aware of its poisonous effects, and were accustomed, it ia said, on certain occasions, to dip the points of their...to every one, that the constant use of an article pos. sessing such deleterious properties, cannot fail, at length, to influence the health of the system....
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A New Family Encyclopedia: Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835 - 468 pages
...Similarly strong is the testimony of the editors of the Journal of Health. " Tobacco," say they, " is in fact, an absolute poison. A very moderate quantity...cannot fail, at length, to influence the health of the system. In whatever form it may be employed, a portion of the active principles of the tobacco, mixed...
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The Bible advocate, and precursor of unity [ed. by D. King].

David King (publisher) - 1848
...leaves over the stomach — has been known very suddenly to extinguish life. The. Indians of our own country were well aware of its poisonous effects,...accustomed, it is said, on certain occasions, to dip the point* of their arrows in an oil obtained from the leaves, which being inserted into the flesh, occasioned...
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The Use of Tobacco: Its Physical, Intellectual and Moral Effects on the ...

William Andrus Alcott - 1848 - 88 pages
...were accustomed to dipping the heads of their arrows in an oil obtained from the leaves of tobacco, which, being inserted into the flesh, occasioned sickness and fainting, or even convulsions and death." " Tobacco," adds the same Journal on another occasion, " is an absolute poison." But it is not in a...
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Gunn's domestic medicine, or, Poor man's friend, in the hours of affliction ...

John C. Gunn - 1860 - 893 pages
...our own hemisphere have long known of its poisonous effects upon the human system ; and formerly used to dip the points of their arrows in an oil obtained from the leaves, by which faintness and death occurred from their wounds, I was once acquainted with a young lady of...
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Tea and coffee: their physical, intellectual and moral effects on the human ...

William Andrus Alcott - Coffee - 1884 - 118 pages
...were accustomed to dipping the heads of their arrows in an oil obtained from the leaves of tobacco, which, being inserted into the flesh, occasioned sickness and fainting, or even convulsions and death." " Tobacco," adds the same Journal on another occasion, " is an absolute poison." But it is not in a...
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