Louis Antoine Planche

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Louis Antoine Planche (1774-1840), a French pharmacist, devoted his life to the identification and properties of large number of vegetable active principles, among them, jalap, sarsaparilla, Colombo, guaiacum, myrrh, camphor, angostura, and scammonny.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-76
Number of pages11
JournalRevista CENIC. Ciencias Quimicas
StatePublished - 2015


  • angostura
  • camphor
  • castor oil
  • Colombo
  • ether
  • guaiacum
  • jalap
  • mercurous chloride
  • myrrh
  • quassia
  • sarsaparilla
  • scammonny


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