Medical Dictionary

pareira brava

noun pa·rei·ra bra·va \pə-ˈrer-ə-ˈbrä-və\

Medical Definition of PAREIRA BRAVA

:  the root of a South American vine (Chondodendron tomentosum of the family Menispermaceae) that was formerly used as a diuretic, tonic, and aperient—called also pareira


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