But it is inebriant, and not soporific; and its secondary sedative action on the heart is more powerful than that of Opium.
The effects of intoxicants are variously modified by the temperament of the individual and the nature of the inebriant.
inebriant in·e·bri·ant (ĭn-ē'brē-ənt)
Serving to intoxicate. n.