Overview

Calumba (Jateorhiza palmata) is an herb. The root has been used as an ingredient in bitters and has also been used to make medicine.

Calumba might help to relax the muscles in the intestinal tract. It might also increase the amount of acid released in the stomach.

People take calumba for various gastrointestinal conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.

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