Coca

What other names is Coca known by?

Bolivian Coca, Coca de Java, Coca Péruvienne, Cocaine Plant, Erythroxylum coca, Erythroxylum novogranatense, Gu Ko Yi, Health Inca Tea, Huanuco Coca, Inca Health Tea, Inca Tea, Java Coca, Mate-de-Coca, Mate de Coca, Peruvian Coca, Spadic, Thé Inca, Truxillo Coca.

What is Coca?

Coca is a plant. Cocaine is the major component found in the coca plant. People use the leaf to make medicine.

Likely Ineffective for...

  • Improving physical performance.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stimulation of stomach function, asthma, colds, altitude sickness, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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