Nat. ord., Erythroxylaceae.


This is a shrub growing wild in South America, and largely cultivated in Bolivia for the sake of its leaves, which are much used in that country for chewing for the purpose of stimulation.

An excellent proving of this by Dr. Ch. Muller may be seen in the Brit. Journ of Hom., vol, xv, See also Hale's New Remedies.

Part employed. - The fresh leaves,

Preparation. - Tincture.