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Standard name Colocynthis
Other names
Standard abbr. Coloc.
Other abbr.
Scientific name Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Other scientific names Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.; Cucumis colocynthis L.
Common names colocynth; Citrullus colocynthis, Schrader; Bitter apple; Bitter cucumber; Squirting Cucumber; Cucumis colocynthis; Vine of Sodom; Wild Gourd
Substance description A tincture is made of the dried fruit; Tincture of the pulp of the fruit; Trituration of dried fruit
Distinctness VARIANTS (1. tincture of the dried fruit; 2. Tincture of the pulp of the fruit; 3. Trituration of dried fruit)
Classification Organism – Plantae – Magnoliophyta – Magnoliopsida – Violales – Cucurbitaceae – Citrullus


Materia medica


All standard homeopathic remedy names are listed in the Official Remedy Name List. Extended Remedy Name List includes all known naming variations (homeopathic names only). The Complete Remedy Name List includes all homeopathic names and all common names. This page is a part of ongoing Project Remedies.

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