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Descriptor English: Luffa operculata
Descriptor Spanish: Luffa operculata
Descriptor Luffa operculata
Scope note: Medicamento homeopático. Esponjilla, estropajo vegetal. Abrev.: "luf-op.". Origen vegetal. Habitat original: América Tropical. Parte utilizada: frutos. Nota: E.P.- Existen estudios patogénicos de esta sustancia.
Descriptor Portuguese: Luffa operculata
Descriptor French: Luffa Operculata
Entry term(s): Esponjilla
Luffa purgans
Sponge Cucumber
Wild Loofa
Tree number(s): HP4.018.468.811
Scope note: Homeopathic remedy. Sponge Cucumber, Wild Loofa. Abbrev.: "luf-op.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Tropical America. Parts used: fruit. Note: P.S.- There is pathogenetic study for this substance.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CL classification
HI history
IP isolation & purification
PD pharmacology
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS ID: 26858
Unique ID: DDCS026858
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Luffa operculata - Preferred
Concept UI FD00059464
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Sponge Cucumber, Wild Loofa. Abbrev.: "luf-op.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Tropical America. Parts used: fruit. Note: P.S.- There is pathogenetic study for this substance.
Preferred term Luffa operculata
Entry term(s) Esponjilla
Luffa purgans
Sponge Cucumber
Wild Loofa



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