jaborandi

Definitions:

  • Any of several tropical American shrubs of the genus <em>Pilocarpus,</em> especially <em>P. microphyllus,</em> whose dried leaves yield the medicinal alkaloid pilocarpine.
  • The dried leaves of any of these plants.
  • A Brazilian plant, <em>Pilocarpus pennatifolius</em>; also, the drug obtained from it.
  • The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (<spn>Pilocarpus pennatifolius</spn>). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.
  • Any of several <xref>species</xref> of the <xref>genus</xref> <xref>Pilocarpus</xref> of <xref>plants</xref>, some of which are important <xref>medicinally</xref>.
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