cahinca root


ca·​hin·​ca root kə-ˈhiŋ-kə- How to pronounce cahinca root (audio)
variants also cainca root
: the root of a tropical American shrub (Chiococca alba) used medicinally as a purgative and diuretic
: the root of a South American shrub (Chiococca anguifuga) used as an antidote for snake poison

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“Cahinca root.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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