Convolvulus scammonia


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Noun1.Convolvulus scammonia - twining plant of Asia Minor having cream-colored to purple flowers and long thick roots yielding a cathartic resinConvolvulus scammonia - twining plant of Asia Minor having cream-colored to purple flowers and long thick roots yielding a cathartic resin
convolvulus - any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulus
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Scammonin III-VI, resin glycosides of Convolvulus scammonia.
Scammonins I and II, the resin glycosides of radix scammoniae from Convolvulus scammonia.
Scammonins VII and VIII, two resin glycosides from Convolvulus scammonia.