The spirit of coca: godly plant of the Incas, devilish drug of the West.
The effect of chewing coca basically corresponds to the action of the homeopathically prepared remedy. It stimulates the central nervous system and raises the receptiveness of the peripheral sympathetic nervous system. Its main action is to repress hunger, thirst, tiredness, and cold, and to increase physical endurance.
KEY CONCEPTS: Asthma, burnout, coca, drug addiction, altitude sickness, cocaine, raised performance, stimulants, overexertion