The Living Force
Of course, I have a wooden box of Cuban cigarillos (the same brand that Keith Richards of the Stones smokes) stored in my cabinet but even tobacco did not save the native americans from smallpox and such...
I wasn't really talking about smallpox but maybe I am concerned about other such plagues.
This article is more what I was thinking about.
Pestilence, the Great Plague and the Tobacco Cure