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Common Name: Ipecac. Carapichea ipecacuanha. Fruits and leaves. Photograph by: Kurt Stüber Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike Descriptions and articles about the Ipecac, scientifically known as Carapichea ipecacuanha in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Molecular Biology and Geneti.. . Carapichea ipecacuanha — Overview. Ipecac learn more about names for this taxon Explore what EOL knows about Carapichea ipecacuanha.

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This QR Code is unique to this page. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The plants are replanted after partial removal of the roots[ ]. Ipecacuanha is a slow-growing plant, which reduces its commercial appeal as a crop plant.

A common preparation for this purpose was Dover’s powder.

This page was last edited on 26 Julyat If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, varapichea can go to edit mode requires login. One of the surest of emetics, even moderate doses will induce vomiting until the contents of the stomach have been voided making it especially useful in the treatment of drug overdoses[ ].

Plants need ample moisture and humidity if they are to thrive[ ].

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QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. However, when consumed in high amounts, severe vomiting and diarrhoea will be experienced. Cough and cold preparations R Ipecacuanha was known to Europe by the mid 17th century.

The plant needs to carapichez used with caution since excess xarapichea severe vomiting and diarrhoea[ ]. Arsenic poisoning Dimercaprol Succimer. Mainly a medicinal plant, its roots are used ipscacuanha many ailments such as coughs, fever, amoebic dysentery, and bronchitis. Retrieved from ” https: You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. The roots are harvested, usually when about 3 years old and the plants are in flower, and are dried for later use[].


An understory shrub of rainforests[ ]. Rhizomehorizontal underground plant stem capable of producing the shoot and root systems of a new plant. Ipecacor ipecacuanhadried rhizome and roots of ipecacuqnha tropical New World plant Carapichea ipecacuanha of the madder family Rubiaceae. Poison treatment in the home”.

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Carapichea ipecacuanha – Useful Tropical Plants

Dimercaprol Edetates Prussian blue. The name also refers to the drug itself, which is also known as ipecac syrup or syrup of ipecac. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Internet URLs are the best. Carapichea ipecacuanha is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0. Please add such references to provide context and establish the relevance of any primary research articles cited.

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Carapichea ipecacuanha is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family. It has been used since ancient times especially as a source of a drug to treat poisoning by inducing nausea and vomiting.

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The roots of ipecac contain a number of medically active constituents including isoquinoline alkaloids, tannins and glycosides[ ]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Carapichea ipecacuanha – Brot. In the 19th Century, women prisoners at the Cascades Female Factory, Tasmania, were routinely given “a grain or so of ipecacuanha” as a precaution, especially “upon ladies with gross health and fiery temperaments.

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. The roots are used internally in the treatment of coughs, bronchitis, whooping cough and amoebic dysentery[].

Please view the copyright link for more information. The plant has been discussed under a variety of synonyms over the years by various botanists. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica.

The plant is used in homeopathy in the treatment of nausea[ ].