Ionidium Ipecacuanha
Ipecacuanha Ip`e*cac`u*an"ha ([i^]p`[-e]*k[a^]k`[-u]*[a^]n"[.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe-kaa-guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha["e]lis Ipecacuanha}), largely employed as an emetic; also, the plant itself; also, a medicinal extract of the root. Many other plants are used as a substitutes; among them are the black or Peruvian ipecac ({Psychotria emetica}), the white ipecac ({Ionidium Ipecacuanha}), the bastard or wild ipecac ({Asclepias Curassavica}), and the undulated ipecac ({Richardsonia scabra}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Ipecacuanha — Ip e*cac u*an ha ([i^]p [ e]*k[a^]k [ u]*[a^]n [.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe kaa guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha[ e]lis… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ionidĭum — (spr. I onidium, I. Vent.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Violaricae Violeae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. (19. Kl. 6. Ordn.) L.; Arten: I. Ipecacuanha, Strauch in Brasilien mit weißen, veilchenartigen Blumen, Mutterpflanze der Weißen Ipecacuanha (eine… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ionidium — I o*nid i*um, n. [NL. Cf. {Iodine}.] (Bot.) A genus of violaceous plants, chiefly found in tropical America, some species of which are used as substitutes for ipecacuanha. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipecacuanha — Ipecacuanha, 1) als Art mehrerer Pflanzengattungen, so von Cephaëlis u. Jonidium; 2) (Ipecacuanhawurzel, Radix ipecacuanhae), seit der Mitte des 17. Jahrh. in Apotheken aufgenommen u. häufig im Gebrauch, einst auch von der Homöopathie als… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ipecacuanha — Taxobox name = Ipecacuanha image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Rubiaceae genus = Psychotria species = P. ipecacuanha binomial = Psychotria ipecacuanha Ipecacuanha (… …   Wikipedia

  • Ipecacuanha — Brechwurzel Brechwurzel (Psychotria ipecacuanha) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cephaelis Ipecacuanha — Ipecacuanha Ip e*cac u*an ha ([i^]p [ e]*k[a^]k [ u]*[a^]n [.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe kaa guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb ({Cepha[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carapichea ipecacuanha — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): A …   Wikipedia

  • Psychotria ipecacuanha —   Ipecacuanha …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cephaelis ipecacuanha — Brechwurzel Brechwurzel (Psychotria ipecacuanha) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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