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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An understory shrub of rainforests[ ]. Ipecacuanha has a long history of use as an emeticfor emptying the stomach in cases of poisoninga use that has been discontinued in medical settings see syrup of ipecac.

Ipecacuanha contains the alkaloids emetine methylcephaeline and cephaeline. This section does not cite any sources. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.

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Carapichea ipecacuanha is an evergreen Shrub growing to 0. Contact our editors with your feedback. The most common and familiar preparation is syrup of ipecacwhich was commonly recommended as an emergency treatment for accidental poisoning until the final years of the 20th century.


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This taxon has not yet been assessed. Internet URLs are the best. They have a violently irritant action, stimulating the gastric and bronchial systems, lowering fevers and preventing cyst formation in amoebic dysentery[ ].

Rhizomehorizontal underground plant stem capable carapicjea producing the shoot and root systems of a new plant. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.

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Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. 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[ carapicyea.

cara;ichea However, when consumed in high amounts, severe vomiting and diarrhoea will be experienced. Some trees in the family provide useful timber. Ipecac, Carapichea ipecacuanha, is a small flowering shrub that only grows up about 50 cm tall.


Help us improve this article! In addition, those modified stems allow the parent plant to…. Carapichea ipecacuanha – Brot. Your contribution may be cqrapichea edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. Plants need ample moisture and humidity if they are to thrive[ ].

Ipecacor ipecacuanhadried rhizome and roots of the tropical New World plant Carapichea ipecacuanha of the madder family Rubiaceae.

Ipecac botany and medicine. Cough and cold preparations R You will receive carapichex range of benefits including: Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article.

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