keithdj at mindspring.com
Fri Feb 22 14:11:28 EST 2002
Andreas, et al,
I looked up Vernonia in Cornucopia and found a listing for Vernonia
anthelmintica (anthelmintic herbs expel or destroy intestinal worms), AKA
Kinka-oil ironweed, from southern Asia, and its available from Ili Ili Farms, PO
Box 150, Kula, HI 96790, 1-800-535-6284
FYI amygdala translates as (from the Greek) an almond. Amygdaline is a glucoside
(C20H27NO11) present in bitter almonds.
> > Thanks for the info. re intestinal worms. Will look for the African
> > herbal plant (though a botanical name would be a big help).
> Vernonia Amygdalina
> The vegetable Ndole is a domesticated variety. This is a widespread plant in
> Africa, but I don't know if it is easy to get elsewhere.
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