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C22H27NO2 A crystalline compound isolated from the herb and seeds of Indian tobacco (Labelia inflata); melting point is 130-131°C; soluble in hot alcohol, chloroform, and benzene; used in medicine as a respiratory stimulant.
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an alkaloid contained in plants from the genus Lobelia; it is a respiratory stimulant. In medicine, lobeline hydrochloride is used in a solution, which is injected intravenously or intramuscularly. It is indicated for respiratory standstill or weakening of respiratory activity. Lobeline is sometimes used diagnostically to determine the circulation rate.

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