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Origin of coca
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cocacoca , cocoa
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Definition for coca (2 of 2)
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Coca-Cola was a wildly popular drink and hangover remedy because, well, it contained cocaine.
And, with Coca-Cola announcing the launch of a new milk product, the beverage could be back in our hands before we know it.
Coca leaf, on the other hand, was criminalized after the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 (PDF), says Huertas.
Cocaine comes from the coca plant, which grows in the Andes and is considered sacred.
In the 1950s, Caesar and Your Show of Shows, his television show with Imogene Coca, were household names.
Its name, signifying coca-field, or plantation, denotes that coca must formerly have been cultivated here.
The principal active constituent of coca-leaves was discovered about 1860 by Niemann, and called by him cocaine.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
But heat does not suffice; great humidity is also necessary to Coca.
Gazeau advises the use of Coca for inflammations of the mouth and gums.
The dry coca is finely packed in woollen sacks, and covered with sand.