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The bark of Andira inermis, a leguminous tree of tropical America, used as an emetic, purgative, and anthelmintic.
Synonym(s): cabbage tree, worm bark
[West Indian native name]

cabbage tree

A tree from tropical America and West Africa, the bark of which has been used as a folk remedy to expel intestinal worms, as an antifungal and to kill fish in rivers. Given its toxicity, is not recommended in modern herbal medicine practice.

Toxic effects
Vomiting, fever, delirium, death.
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Second, a very tiny and poorly preserved fragmentary cranidium referred to Euloma ornatum Angelin (Balashova 1966, pl.
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Modern dance works choreographed by Christopher Bruce, Angelin Preljocaj and Eleesha Drennan.
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This radical view of the popular ballet, which comes from French-Albanian choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, is one that George Orwell might recognize more easily than Shakespeare and Prokofiev would.
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Israeli-born choreographer Hofesh Shechter has made one of his pounding pieces, Violet Kid, for Cedar Lake Comtemporary Ballet, which presents the New York premiere during its season at the Joyce, May 15-27, alongside works by Crystal Pite, Angelin Preljocaj, Regina van Berkel, Alexander Ekman, and Jo Stromgren.