Randia. Randia dumetorum.
Randia. Randia dumetorum Lam. (Fam. Rubiaceae.)—The fruit of this East India shrub is used by the natives as a fish poison, and is said to act in man as an irritating emetic. According to the Pharmacographia Indica, each fruit contains about four grains (0.26 Gm.) of saponin, besides valeric acid. The tincture has been used by James Sawyer (L. L., 1891) as an antispasmodic.