Economic Botany

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 73–82 | Cite as

Curare and modern medicine

  • Louis V. Blubaugh
  • Charles R. Linegar


This deadly arrow-poison of South American Indians, concocted from the juices of a variety of plants, has found modern clinical use in the treatment of human ailments.


Bark Economic Botany Modern Medicine Shock Therapy Strychnos 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1948

Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis V. Blubaugh
    • 1
  • Charles R. Linegar
    • 1
  1. 1.E. R. Squibb & SonsNew BrunswickNew Jersey

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