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EUPHORBIA RESINIFERA

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Family ► Euphorbiaceae.

Habitat ► Native to Morocco.

English ► Euphorbium.

Unani ► Farfiyuun, Afarbiyuun.

Action ► A drastic purgative, irritant, vesicant and toxic, proinflammatory. Internal use of the drug has been abandoned.

Dried latex gave diterpene esters; derivatives of 12-deoxyphorbol, which are pro-inflammatory, tumour promoting and cause platelet aggregation; exhibit co-carcinogenic activity.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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