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croton eleuteria (cascarilla)

Cascarilla (Croton Eleuteria )

Summary Scientific Name: Croton eleuteria, Cascarilla officinalis. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Other Names: Cascarilla, Sweetwood, Sweet Bark, Bahama Cascarilla, Eleutheria, Cascarilla Cortex, Cortex Thuris, Aromatic Quinquina, False Quinquina, Sweet Wood Bark, Sweet Bark. Habitat: Indigenous to the West Indies, also grown in tropical areas of America. Description

Calumba

Infusion of Calumba Root

Plant: Jateorhiza palmata Ingredients: 1 ounce Calumba Root (cut) 1 1⁄4 pints distilled water Instructions: 1. Boil the water and pour on the roots. 2. Let stand in a hot place (not boiling) for 30 minutes. 3. Strain and add 2 ounces of glycerin. 4.