Scientific name: Arcangelisia flava, Arcangelisia inclyta Becc., Arcangelisia leminiscata Becc., Anamirta flavescens Miq., Anamirta lemiscata, Cocculus flavescens DC., Menispermum flavescens Lam., Menispermum flavum L., Tuba flava Rumph.


Other names: Albotra, abustra, buti, lagtal, lagtan, suma , taua

The decoction of the plant is indicated for itching and tropical ulcers.

The active ingredient in the plants are the following alkaloids: berberine, jatrorrhizine, columbamine, shobakunine

soure: Philippine formulary

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