Until World War II, Germany has mainly processed Oriental tobaccos and then ousted by American Virgin and Burley tobacco. In Northern Europe Orient pure tobacco slices are not often used wrongly even today are "American blend" with Oriental tobacco mixed in order to harmonize the smoke flavor and give the mixture an aromatic nuance.
This oriental tobacco with low nicotine content is native to the northeastern Greek region of Xanthi tobacco by Bulgaria, Turkey and the Aegean Sea lies between, however, was to plant in Central Europe continued to breed for. The leaves are rich in essential oils, which are responsible for their own flavor and slow burn.
Use: The Orient can Xanthi in pure form fine cut and pipe tobacco are used as. As a mixing component for American blends, it is particularly suited to the tobacco and nikotinarm easy, but should still contribute aromatic.