Author: Jan Scholten
665.25.14 Cerbera manghas
Names: Tanghinia venenifera, Cerbera tanghin.
English: Tanghinia, Tanghin or Tanquen of Madagascar.
Botany: tree; fruit ellipsoid, two to three inches long, smooth, purplish skin tinged with green, containing a hard stone surrounded by a thick fibrous flesh.
Culture: used as an ordeal; those who vomit escape; those not vomiting are quickly killed and their guilt is held proven.
Conscious to the last without delirium.
Delirium, stupor; drowsy, asleep until roused.
Great debility and anxiety, < vomiting.
Nervous: complete paralysis; ataxia, staggers, falls down helpless; spasmodic movements of fingers and toes; numb, overall.
Mouth: numbness, tingling.
Stomach: vomiting intense, distressing, repeated, food, bile and mucus.
Rectum: purging urgent.
Urinary: urge constant.
Limbs: numb, hands.