Definition of Calumba. Meaning of Calumba. Synonyms of Calumba

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Definition of Calumba

Calumba
Calumba Ca*lum"ba, n. [from kalumb, its native name in Mozambique.] (Med.) The root of a plant (Jateorrhiza Calumba, and probably Cocculus palmatus), indigenous in Mozambique. It has an unpleasantly bitter taste, and is used as a tonic and antiseptic. [Written also colombo, columbo, and calombo.] American calumba, the Frasera Carolinensis, also called American gentian. Its root has been used in medicine as bitter tonic in place of calumba.

Meaning of Calumba from wikipedia

- Jateorhiza palmata (calumba) is a perennial climbing plant from East Africa. It contains isoquinoline alkaloids and is used mainly as a bitter tonic especially...
- carried on stalks ("petiolate") and have a thick, waxy texture. aka American calumba, American colombo, Radix colombo americanae, Frasera Walteri, Frasera Canadensis...
- plant is known by many different names, such as: Tree turmeric, False calumba, Colombo weed, Weniwel, Daru Haridra (in Sanskrit), Mara Manjal (in Tamil...
- Florida, USA Fr. Cromwell Cabrisos – Orlando, Florida, USA Fr. Faron Calumba – Hartford, USA Fr. Jesus Camacho – USA Fr. Joel Cantones – Pastor, St...
- Deanery 1 Clergy Archbishop Most Rev. Leonard Blairl, Vicar(s) Rev. Faron Calumba (parochial vicar for Terryville) Priest(s) Rev. Joseph Crowley (Administrator)...
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