Squill
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Title: Squill
Additional Names: Sea onion; Bulbus Scillae; Meerzwiebel
Literature References: The fleshy inner bulb scales of the white variety of Urginea maritima (L.) Baker (Scilla maritima L.), Liliaceae. Habit. Lands of the Mediterranean seacoast. Constit. Glucoscillaren A (scillarenin + rhamnose + glucose + glucose); scillaren A (scillarenin + rhamnose + glucose); proscillaridin A (scillarenin + rhamnose); scillaridin A; scilliglaucoside; scillipheoside; glucoscillipheoside; scillicyanoside; scillicoeloside; scilliazuroside; scillicryptoside. Review: G. Baumgarten, W. Förster, Die Herzwirksamen Glykoside (Thieme, Leipzig, 1963) pp 70-75 et passim.
Use: Rodenticide.
Therap-Cat: Diuretic, emetic, expectorant, cardiotonic.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Has been used as expectorant, emetic.

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