February 11, 2016

Mexican Scammony Root

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What other names is Mexican Scammony Root known by?

Convolvulus orizabensis, Convolvulus superbus, Ipomoea, Ipomoea orizabensis, Ipomoea superba, Ipomoea tyrianthina, Jalap Fusiforme, Orizaba Jalap, Racine de Scammonée du Mexique, Raíz de Escamonea Mexicana, Scammonée du Mexique.

What is Mexican Scammony Root?

Mexican scammony is a plant. People use the root of the plant to make medicine.

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  • Purging stool from the bowel.

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