Nat. ord., Euphorbiaceae.

An Indian plant

The expressed juice of the fresh leaves is much esteemed as an emetic. The root is used as a purgative.

Homoeopathic uses. - Has been partially proved by Dr. Ton-nere, of Calcutta, and found very useful by several practitioners in Haemoptysis. Vide Additions to Horn. Mat. Med., by Henry Thomas, M.D., 1858; Brit. Journ. of Horn., vol. xv., p. 168, and Monthly Horn. Rev., vol. xii., p. 399; also Hale's New Remedies.

Parts employed. - The fresh leaves.

Preparation. - Tincture.