Peru: Camalonga blanca (Thevetia peruviana)
Colombia: Camalonga negro (Strychnos sp.)
These are found throughout the plant but are most concentrated in the seeds. .
Camalonga has a moderate threshold of toxicity and should only be taken in the course of a shamanic diet (dieta) guided by an experienced maestro of Amazonian traditional medicine.
Schultes, R.E. and R. A. Raffauf. 1995. The Healing Forest: Medicinal and Toxic Plants of the Northwest Amazonia. Dioscorides Press. Hong Kong.
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