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83. Granum paradisi.—Grains of Paradise. Guinea Grains.

83. GRANUM PARADISI.—GRAINS OF PARADISE. GUINEA GRAINS. The seeds of Amo'mum gra'na paradi'si and Amo'mum melegue'ta. Small, roundish, somewhat cuneiform; externally finely warty, reddish-brown; internally white. When rubbed, they emit a feebly aromatic odor; taste hot and peppery. Action somewhat resembles pepper.

A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.

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