n.1.(Chem.) A brown, amorphous, bitter substance having a strong emetic action, extracted from the root of the mudar.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It contains different active compounds like triterpinoids, alkaloids, resins, calotropin, anthocyanins and proteolytic enzymes in latex, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, mudarin, sterol and cardiac glycosides.
procera may be due to the presence of bioactive compounds like calotropains, mudarin, glycosides, flavonoides and calactin (Parrotta, 2001; Nenaah, 2013).