Angostura trifoliata

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Angostura trifoliata
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A. trifoliata
Binomial name
Angostura trifoliata
Synonyms
  • Bonplandia trifoliata Willd.
  • Cusparia febrifuga Humb. ex DC.
  • Cusparia trifoliata (Willd.) Engl.
  • Galipea officinalis Hancock[1]

Angostura trifoliata is a medicinal plant[2] native to South America. Its bark is commonly misconstrued as being used in Angostura brand bitters, which is named after the town in Venezuela.

Angostura bark is, however, used in a number of other aromatic bitters, such as Abbott's Bitters.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angostura trifoliata". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  2. ^ Leonhardt, Alexander. "Angostura". Herbs Info - Learn About Herbs, Herbal Remedies and Essential Oils. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  3. ^ http://abbottsbitters.com/about-abbotts-bitters