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Ipomoea purga, jalap

Botanical names: Ipomoea purga, Convolvulus purga, Exogonium purga, Convolvulus officinalis, Ipomoea schiedeana
Common names
English: jalap
Spanish: jalapa
French: jalap tubéreux officinal
German: Jalape, Jalapenrinde, mexikanische Purgierwinde
Active constituents: convolvulin, convolvulinolic acid

Ipomoea purga, jalap
Ipomoea purga, jalap
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants

jalap tubéreux officinal
Ipomoea purga, syn. Convolvulus purga, Exogonium purga
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