Calumba

Ca┬Ělum'ba noun [ from kalumb , its native name in Mozambique.] (Medicine) The root of a plant ( Jateorrhiza Calumba , and probably Cocculus palmatus ), indigenous in Mozambique. It has an unpleasantly bitter taste, and is used as a tonic and antiseptic. [ Written also col...
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calumba

The dried root of Jateorrhiza palmata (family Menispermaceae), a tall climbing vine of east Africa; used as a bitter tonic. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Calumba

• (n.) The root of a plant (Jateorrhiza Calumba, and probably Cocculus palmatus), indigenous in Mozambique. It has an unpleasantly bitter taste, and is used as a tonic and antiseptic.
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calumba

Type: Term Pronunciation: kă-lŭm′bă Definitions: 1. The dried root of Jateorrhiza palmata (family Menispermaceae), a tall climbing vine of east Africa; used as a bitter tonic.
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Calumba

The Calumba, or Colombo (Jateorhiza palmata), is a plant indigenous to the forests of Mozambique, of the natural order Menispermaceae. The large roots are much used as a bitter tonic in cases of indigestion. American or false calumba is the bitter root of Frasera Carolinensis, a gentianaceous herb found in North America.
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