💊 Chemical information
Euforbia; Pill-bearing Spurge; Snake Weed.
Pharmacopoeias.Chin. includes monographs for Euphorbia humifusa or E. maculata herb and E. pekinensis root.
Euphorbia, the aerial parts of Euphorbia hirta (E. pilulifera, Chamaesyce hirta) (Euphorbiaceae), has sedative and expectorant properties and is used in the treatment of asthma and other respiratory-tract disorders. It has also been used for intestinal amoebiasis. Other Euphorbia spp. are used for a variety of disorders. The seeds and latex of E. lathyrus (caper spurge) have been used as a purgative but are too toxic for general use. Many species have been used as arrow poisons.
India: Thankgod. Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Asa Tones; Euphorbia Complex; Procold†; Sambucus Complex†; Belg.: Toularynx; Canad.: Sirop Cocillana Codeine; Sirop Cocillana Compose; Hong Kong: Cocillana Christo; Cocillana Compound; Mefedra-N†; UK: Antibron.
Published May 08, 2019.