16 November 2015
In the 16th century, a french doctor Jean Nicot prescribed tobacco as a medication to his patients and it is his name that gave name to Nicotine.
In the year 1828 Nicotine has been isolated for the first time, in 1843 its chemical composition was recognised and it was first time synthesized in 1904.
Nicotine is a colorless, odorless and oily substance obtained from tobacco leaves via water vapor destillation in alkaline enviroment and Ether Extraction or via Supercritical Extraction. read more »