Other Names: Bingozole, Turkish ivy, Sakmunya, Convolvulus scammoniae, Scammony, Liseron
Botanical Information: From the Vine family; It is a perennial plant, 50-150 cm tall, climbing, with brownish green or light green colored stems. Its leaves are green in color and have long stems. Its flowers are light yellow in color and their petals are cone-shaped, with five slight protrusions at the mouth, which give the flower a star appearance before it fully opens. The flower stem is quite strong and can hold the flower upwards. Its roots are carrot-shaped.
Places where it is grown: Its homeland is Turkey and it grows in Paşaeli, Iraq and Syria.
Known Composition: Root (Mahmude root, Racine de scammonee, Scammoniae radix); It carries starch, tannin, mucilage, resin and “Skammonin”. It is not recommended to use it in home remedies.
It prevents constipation.
It is an irritating laxative that affects the large intestine.
It is useful in syphilis.