Nicotiana (Yes, this is the flower of the tobacco plant.) Nicotiana flower essence can be helpful for someone who is working to overcome addictions, especially to cigarettes. It helps by strengthening the part of you that is relying on the substance to cope and making it okay to feel those feelings. Taking the flower essence allows you to remain connected to the energy of this plant in a different way. Nicotiana energy is grounding and enhances connection. It has a long history of being used as a sacred plant by native people of the land that is now called the Americas.