|Also known as cattle bush, this shrubby plant has
blue flowers and lanceolate leaves and was once
used as an inebriant (Webb 1969). In Australia
(Arnhem Land), the dried leaves formerly were
used as a substitute for tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum)
(Low 1990, 190*). The entire plant contains0.01 to 0.070/0 alkaloids (Collins et al. 1990,31*).
Webb, I. J. 1969. The use of plant medicines and
poisons by Australian Aborigines. Mankind7:137-46.