Amapa Milk

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Amapa Milk.—The milky sap of the bitter bark of Plumeria Fallax (Fam. Apocynaceae), a Brazilian tree, has come into general use as a vermifuge and antimalarial, having been used and known by the natives of Brazil and South America from time immemorial. It is also used externally in the treatment of cancerous sores. Dose, for children, one minim for each year of age.

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