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Reprinted with permission from the book From Magic to Medicine                  Alphabetical Herb List

IPECA (Cephaelis ipecacuannha)

A shrub which is native to the South American tropics. It´s active ingredient is a substance called emetine which is a powerful vomit inducer and therefore useful in the therapy of poison victims.



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