- The dried leaves and tops of Lobelia inflata (family Lobeliaceae); lobelia contains several alkaloids: lobeline, lobelamine, lobelanidine, lobelanine, norlobelanine, norlobelanidine, and isolobelanine. The fluid extract and the tincture have been used as an expectorant in asthma and chronic bronchitis.
- One of a class of alkaloids isolated from lobelia (1).
- Any plant of the genus Lobelia.
Synonym(s): asthma-weed1, wild tobacco
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