Euphorbia peplus

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Synonyms for Euphorbia peplus

an Old World spurge introduced as a weed in the eastern United States

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Peplin is currently developing ingenol mebutate, or PEP005, which is a novel compound derived from the sap of Euphorbia peplus, or E.
Ingenol mebutate is taken from the milky sap of radium weed--or Euphorbia peplus used traditionally as a treatment for skin conditions.
Ingenol mebutate is a diterpene ester derived from the sap of a plant, Euphorbia peplus, traditionally used by Australian aborigines for topical treatment of various skin ailments.
Peplin is currently developing PEP005 (ingenol mebutate), which is the first in a new class of compounds and which is derived from the sap of Euphorbia peplus, or E.