Your Body and Nicotine

Nicotine. What is it? Where does it come from? A chemical compound accessible in several forms, nicotine is made of nitrogen and is produced by a few different types of plants, obviously including the tobacco plant. Nicotine is found in many parts of the tobacco plant but largely in the leaves. The plant and the compound were named for a French ambassador to Portugal, Jean Nicot, who sent tobacco seeds to Paris in the sixteenth century.

There is an abundant amount of important information available the delves into the science of how nicotine reacts with the human body. But do you know how nicotine directly influences the brain and it’s funtions? Many nicotine users do not have this vital information but would probably be interested in learning about how nicotine could affect their body. That’s why the accompanying infographic, How Nicotine Affects the Brain, was created.

Nicotine has many effects on various parts of the body,including the brain, but truly, the effects on the brain are among the mostfascinating. To learn how this organic compound works on our brains, read the infographic.

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