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Timothy Plowman. 
“Botanical Perspectives on Coca”. 
Journal of Psychedelic Drugs. 1979 Jan-Jun;11(1-2):103-17.
The coca leaf has played an important role in the lives of South American Indians for thousands of years. Its use as a masticatory persists today in many parts of the Andes and in the Amazon basin, where it serves as a mild stimulant and medicine among Indians and rural inhabitants. In addition to small quantities of the alkaloid cocaine, coca leaves contain several minor alkaloids, essential oils and relatively high amounts of vitamins and minerals Holmstedt et al. 1979, 1977 Duke et al. 1975 Willaman & Schubert 1961.
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