Astmatol

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Astmatol

 

a spasmolytic agent used as a powder or in cigarettes. Astmatol is made of one part henbane leaves, two parts belladonna leaves, six parts Datura leaves, one part sodium nitrate, and three parts water. It is used in cases of bronchial asthma. Smoke is inhaled from the astmatol as it burns.

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