jaborandi definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two tropical American bushes (Pilocarpus jaborandi or P. microphyllus) whose dried out leaves yield the medicinal alkaloid pilocarpine.
    • The dried leaves of these plants.
    • some of several types of the genus Pilocarpus of flowers, a number of that are important medicinally.
    • The indigenous name of a South American rutaceous shrub (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are utilized in medication as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.
    • A Brazilian plant, Pilocarpus pennatifolius; additionally, the medication gotten from it.

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