Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Angustura (Cusparia Bark)
Botanical Name   Cusparia febrifuga, Galipea officinalis, Bonplandia trifoliata
System Affected   tonic, diarrhea, water accumulation, fever
Properties   aromatic plant stimulants body activity, tonic diarrhea, fevers water accumulation in tissues & cavities
Description   bark of tree
Origin   Venezuela
Toxicity   larger doses = vomit, watery bowels
Dosage   5-15 grains powdered bark

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