- the dried rhizome of the May apple, Podophyllum peltatum, from which podophyllin is derived.
Origin of podophyllum
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The root of the Podophyllum is used as a cathartic by the Indians.Canadian Crusoes
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Podophyllum is an exception, and Jeffersonia as respects the sepals in one row.
In the manufacture of resin of podophyllum and similar products.
Mix the resin of podophyllum and the citric acid with the alcoholic solution of saccharin and permit the alcohol to evaporate.Candy Medication
From the tincture of the root (rhizomes) of may-apple (Podophyllum peltatum).