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Related to scammony: Convolvulus scammonia


see morning glorymorning glory,
common name for members of the Convolvulaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and small trees (many of them climbing forms) inhabiting warm regions, especially the tropics of America and Asia. The family is characterized by milky sap.
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He prescribed it together with aloes, scammony, and extract of colocynth.