azarcón

azarcón (ä·sär·kōnˑ),

n a traditional preparation originating from Mexico used to relieve empacho, an infection thought to be related to the obstruction of gastrointestinal tract in children. There have been reports of lead poisoning and fatal encephalopathy from using azarcón. Also called
alacorn, coral, luiga, maria luisa, or
rueda.