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(See Group VI.)
Aspidosperma, Eridictyon, Cocillaha, and
Senega, Ipecacuanha and Lobelia are gastro-intestinal irritants. Senega and Ipecacuanha are both excreted by the bronchial mucous membrane, which they irritate. Group II. is connected with this group by Senega, which acts on the heart like Squill, and like it is excreted by the bronchial mucous membrane.