Last update May 21, 2006
Very High Risk
Cucurbitaceae plant originally from Turkey with laxative properties. Highly toxic can cause death. Not recommended by the Commission G of the German Ministry of Health. Commercialization of this product has been banned.
When present in homeopathic compounds it appears to be harmless.
We do not have alternatives for Colocynth Pulp.
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