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  Pachycereus.(Berger) Britt. & Rose
 
Scientific Name  Pachycereus.(Berger) Britt. & Rose
Family Name  Cactaceae
Common Name  Cardon, Senita, Cinita de los 5 piquitos
Photo link  http://gecko.gc.maricopa.edu/glendalelibrary/images/Pachycereus_schottii-tenuis-1.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Earache, wounds and pain (Kay 1996).
Formulations used by  Informants  Licuado
Phytochemistry  A related species contains peniocerol, viperidone, desoxyviperidone, viperidinone, beta-sitosterol and caffeine (Moore 1989).
Potential Adverse  Effects  Potential for cardiac toxicity and gastrointestinal upset (Kay 1996)
Potential Medication  Interactions  Could interfere with cardiac medications.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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