Coca Commodity Research and Analysis
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Coca Description Update
Coca is a plant in the Erythroxylaceae family and is popularly heard to be in the following products: coca tea, coca butter, coca beans, and coca plant seeds. It has a number of medical uses and is drought and disease resistant. Coca is mostly known as cocaine and the sale of coca produces a significant amount of corruption and violence. Alkaloid cocaine is the pharmacologically active ingredient of coca and this causes coca to act as a mild stimulant; which in turn suppresses hunger, thirst, pain, and fatigue when chewed. Coca is widely consumed by the Andean peoples of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia and northwestern Argentina.
What Increases the Price of Coca?
- Drought and Disease Resistant Lack of rainfall and disease are major concerns for plants; however, unlike most plants, the Coca plant is resistant to each risk. The drought and disease-resistant coca plant is found on the eastern...
- Medincinal and Nutrional Benefits Certain plants contribute health benefits with proper use. Chewing of the coca plant has many health benefits. The name coca (Erythroxylum coca) comes from an Aymara word meaning simply tree. In...
What Decreases the Price of Coca?
- Corruption and Violence The illegal drug industry is a major concern from its corruption and violence problems. The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market consisting of the cultivation, manufacture,...
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