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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Preventitive(Hippomane)" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Preventitive - Hippomane
Contact with the manchineel tree (Hippomane Mancinella) can harmful. The leaves, bark, sap and fruit contain toxins that can be very harmful to individuals once they come into contact with them. The fruit is reported to have a sweet smell and pleasant taste; however, the tiniest piece ingested will cause blistering of the mouth and throat. Bullous dermatitis and acute keratoconjunctivitis are the most reported effect of the tree's sap while the toxins have also been known to affect the gastrointestinal tract. - See link



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