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Image of Jalap Plant


Jalap, a dried plant root from the morning glory family that acts as a purgative, was a key component of Rush’s treatment for yellow fever.
Köhler, Fr. Eugen.
Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erläuterndem Texte : Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, austriaca, belgica, danica, helvetica, hungarica, rossica, suecica, Neerlandica, British pharmacopoeia, zum Codex medicamentarius… V. 2
Gera-Untermhaus : Fr. Eugen Köhler, 1890.
Rubenstein Library, Duke University
Durham, North Carolina




“Image of Jalap Plant,” Duke Library Exhibits, accessed June 24, 2019, http://exhibits.library.duke.edu/items/show/22529.

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