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Gum Cebil. Piptadenia cebil.

Botanical name:

Gum Cebil.—This gum is a product of the Brazilian leguminous tree Piptadenia Cebil Griseb. It occurs in reddish-yellow tears, or in dark-colored angular masses, and forms a reddish-yellow, odorless, viscous mucilage of acid reaction. It is said to contain 80.78 per cent. of arabin.


The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.



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