|Name: Country Ipecacuanha
Name: Naregamla Alata
Ipecacuanha, Goanese Ipecacuanha, Kapur-bhendi, Nelanarakam, Nela-naregan,
Nela-naringa, Nela-naringu, Nepa- naringu, Nilanaragom, Pittpapra, Tinpani,
This is a small woody shrub growing in Western and Southern India.
Used: Root, stems, leaves
Root contains an alkaloid "Naregamin."
Bark of root contains wax, gum, asparagine,
and starch. It has no tannin.
Root, stems (without leaves) - emetic, expectorant
Root has a pungent aromatic odor, is emetic and
expectorant. It is used as a remedy in acute dysentery.
Root and leaves are used in rheumatism.
Decoction of the stem and leaves has been used in dysentery.
The herb is traditionally used as an expectorant, in chronic
bronchitis, where there is a thick, scanty and tenacious expectoration, or mucus to be expelled, and in bronchial catarrh with asthmatic tendencies and heart difficulty.
Juice of the plant mixed with coconut oil is used in cases of
Root and stems (as emetic and expectorant)
- 12 to 20 grains.
Dose of fluid extract is from 5 to 20 minims as an alterative and expectorant and from 15 to 40 minims as an emetic.
No information available.
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