You’ve tried every patch… stick… chewing gum… and pill.
And you’ve still got a hankering to “light up.”
You KNOW that smoking can have DISASTROUS effects on your health… not the least of which is JACKING UP your cancer risk.
But the latest headlines are making even so-called “safer” alternatives — like vaping — sound MORE dangerous than smoking cigarettes!
Going “cold turkey” may be the healthiest way to quit smoking…
But too many smokers try… and FAIL.
It’s not your fault. Nicotine is an incredibly ADDICTIVE chemical.
That’s why you need a little help kicking the habit.
You can ENHANCE your lung health… and DITCH the “cancer sticks” for good… with this “smokers’ herb”!
Here’s the smoking cessation aid that the feds have tried to SUPPRESS.
Quit for the last time!
Lobelia (Lobelia inflata) is a flowering plant named after the 17th-century Flemish botanist, Matthias de l’Obel.
But long before the Europeans took notice of it… the Cherokee and Iroquois tribes used this herb as part of their medicinal and spiritual rituals.
They knew that lobelia helped them breathe easier… even if they had asthma.
Now, the tribesmen smoked it… which is why it became known as “Indian tobacco.”
But even in its purest form, lobelia can do something else for you…
It can help you QUIT smoking!
To understand how it works, you have to know a little bit about the chemistry behind why smoking is so addictive.
The chemical nicotine makes you feel good because of the way its molecules “fit” into certain receptors in your central nervous system.
It’s like a lock and key…
And when those molecules bind PERFECTLY to the receptors, it lights up the circuitry in your brain… and turns everything “on.”
Lobelia doesn’t contain ANY nicotine…
But it DOES contain a chemical called lobeline that can bind to the nicotine receptors… and help release a RUSH of dopamine to make you feel good.
Because it’s not a PERFECT fit, its action is weaker than nicotine.
That’s why you can’t become addicted to lobelia… but it can satisfy your cravings for nicotine.
And by the way, that’s exactly how the prescription drug varenicline works.
There’s one HUGE difference.
Even though lobelia and lobeline are ALSO considered “partial nicotine agonists“…
It doesn’t come with the same terrifying “black box” warning as the drug!
Plus, there’s a really big bonus to lobelia, besides how it can clear your airways AND help you cut down on your smoking habit…
The alkaloid lobeline has been shown to make lung cancer MORE sensitive to chemotherapy.
So why does the FDA include lobelia in its Poisonous Plant Database as a potentially toxic herb?
Well, very high doses of it CAN make you vomit. (Hence its nickname, “pukeweed.”)
But consuming too much of even the SAFEST ingredient can make you sick! (Case in point: Don’t get into a water-drinking contest.)
The good news is that you can still get lobelia as a supplement…
But the feds no longer permit lobelia to be marketed for smoking cessation in this country.
For that, you can blame unscrupulous companies that tried to jump on the natural bandwagon… and market lobelia as a “nicotine substitute.”
Lobelia isn’t “herbal nicotine” by any means…
But it can help FOOL your brain into thinking it’s getting the same type of pleasure out of it that it would get from nicotine.
So there’s no reason why you can’t try it… with the help of an integrative doc… and see if it works for you.
At the very LEAST, it may relax you… and help you breathe better.
Lobelia is most often consumed as a tea or a tincture. The whole herb is preferred to the isolated version of the compound lobeline.
Look for it at your local health food store or online…
But remember that the FDA won’t allow it to be shelved alongside smoking cessation products.
You’ll probably find it alongside other respiratory support supplements.
To beating back cravings,