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Standard name Upas tiente
Other names Strychnos tieut; Strychnos tieute; Strychnos Tieuté
Standard abbr. Upa.
Other abbr.
Scientific name Strychnos tieute Lesch. (???)
Other scientific names
Common names Ipo of Borneo; Upas tree
Substance description Tincture of the inspissated juice obtained from the root and bark.
Distinctness DISTINCT
Classification Organism – Plantae – Magnoliophyta – Magnoliopsida – Gentianales – Loganiaceae – Strychnos

The remedy you buy from your homeopathic pharmacy may be different from the one used in the provings – it may not work even if properly selected.


Materia medica


According to T.F. Allen, this is not Antiaris toxicaria, of Java, which is also called Upas tree, although, according to other sources, Strychnos Tieuté is supposed to be Antiaris toxicaria, so this is confusing.

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