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Synonyms for chaulmoogra
East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy
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oil was used and caused nausea and "leper fever".
Some examples include Murumuru butter, Chaulmoogra
oil and Ouricouri wax.
oil was a traditional remedy for which disease?
Comments: Contains actives coming from black cumin, chaulmoogra
, magnolia and manuka and has multiple rebalancing effects on elevated sebum production and the formation of comedones, pimples and pustules.
Prior to the early 1940s, the sole treatment for leprosy was Chaulmoogra
oil--a foul smelling and largely ineffective tree extract that patients could opt to take either orally (at the price of extreme nausea) or by injection (at the risk of developing painful local abcesses).