Scientific name: Cocculus palmatus

Common names: American colombo, calumbo, kalumb

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Arabic names:     ساق الحمام (saaq al hamaam)

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Family: Fabaceae

Approximate number of species known:

Common parts used: Root


Annual/Perennial: Perennial

Height: Sends up 1 to 2 rounds

Actions:  Antiemetic, febrifuge, tonic

Known Constituents: peculiar acid, bitter extractive, gum, pectin, glucose, wax, resin, fatty matter, and yellowcolouring matter

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Used as a tonic to strengthen the overall system.  Used to prevent nausea.

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