Butt it Out capsules contain 130 mg. of lobelia
inflata in a base of certified organic brown rice flour.
Each bottle contains 90 caps which is a 30 day
supply. Use for 3 months
from Health Canada's Database)
Common Names for Lobelia Inflata: Lobelia, Indian
tobacco, asthma weed.
is found in drier areas of America and Canada.
Description: This herb is named after Mattias
de Lobel, a botanist who lived in the 17th century. This
herb is 30-60cm high and with sparsely leaved stems; Lobelia
is an annual or sometimes biennial plant. The delicate
flowers stem from a central stalk and are pale blue to
violet in colour with a yellow tinge within, making this
herb a popular flowering garden plant. The partial explanation
why this herb is being compared to tobacco could be that
when chewed, this herb tastes similar to tobacco.
Parts Used: Flowering parts, leaf and seeds
Therapeutic Uses and Claims of Lobelia Inflata
inflata was used in the 19th century as a medicinal
herb to induce vomiting as a means to remove harmful
toxins from the body.
is a piperidine alkaloid found in lobelia and gives
rise to the therapeutic claims surrounding this herb.
It is though to stimulate the the respiratory center
of the brain resulting in deeper and stronger breathing
At a non toxic dose, lobelia is thought to be of value
as an herbal remedy for treating bronchitis and whooping
cough. Lobelia inflata is a bronchodilator and antispasmodic
which explains its popularity as a medicinal herb for
asthma, spasmodic croup and pneumonia.
is often considered a herb that is useful for tobacco
withdrawal and as an herbal remedy to quit smoking.
Historically, lobelia has been used as an alternative
to tobacco. Lobeline is also believed to have a similar
chemical action to nicotine and this to could give reasoning
behind its use in tobacco withdrawal.
from Health Canada's Database
Product Number: 02231490
Current Status: Active
Brand Name(s): Butt It Out
Name of Licensee: Paradise Promotions Ltd
Dosage Form: Capsule
Recommended Route of Administration: Oral
Recommended Dose: Adults 1 capsule 3 daily
Use or Purpose:
Traditional herbal medicine to help you quit smoking.
Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
Ingredients - Quantity per Dosage Unit
Lobelia inflata - 130.0 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Cornflower