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Nicotiana Rustica, someitmes known as Wild Tobacco, thuoc lao, mapacho and other regional names, is an incredibly strong variety of whole leaf tobacco with up to 9x more nicotine then other varietys of whole leaf tobacco.
Whereas most types of tobacco are of the species Nicotiana tabacum and have from 1%-3% nicotine, this Nicotiana Rustica leaf often comes in around 9%. In other words, it is an entirely different species of tobacco, and it can be up to 9 times stronger. This makes for a great pesticide.
The high nicotine content of the Nicotiana Rustica leaf is a major part in why it is so popular; Often used by natives for many ceremonial purposes, this tobacco also makes a great pesticide. Also popular in many foreign markets under the names Thuoc Lao, and Mapacho.
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