Last update May 21, 2006
Very High Risk
We do not have alternatives for Bitter Cucumber.
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Bitter Cucumber is also known as Colocynth Pulp. Here it is a list of alternative known names::
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Asociación Española de Bancos de Leche Humana of Spain
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Cucurbitaceae plant originally from Turkey with laxative properties. Highly toxic can cause death. Not recommended by the Commission G of the German Ministry of Health. Commercialization of this product has been banned.
When present in homeopathic compounds it appears to be harmless.