A substance which kills ameba. Anacardium, Carica, Cephaelis, Chenopodium, Couma.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cephaelis Ipecacuanha — Baill. Ipecac (E); Raicilla (S); Poaja (C). the roots are collected avidly in Darien. As the ipecac of commerce, it is a valuable emetic for children who have ingested poison, and is still used widely, even in the United States. There is a Darien …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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