The Bebeeru or Greenheart Tree. (Sipeeri, Dutch.) Nat. Ord. Lauraceae. Linn. Syst. Decandria Monogynia. Hab. British Guiana.

Med. Prop. and Action. The bark is tonic, anti-periodic, and febrifuge. Its activity depends upon a vegetable alkaloid, Beberia. It al30 contains a small portion of Tannin, which renders it somewhat astringent Therapeutic Uses. Similar to Bebeerine. (See Beberia.) Nephrodium. See art. Filix.