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Sustainability of Jaborandi in the Eastern Brazilian Amazon

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This article from Associação Brasileira de Ciência Ecológica e Conservação discusses the Pilocarpus species, also referred to as jaborandi, which produces pilocarpine. The article specifically discusses its presence in Brazil, as well as threats to the species due to extractivism and deforestation because of high demand for pilocarpine. The article stresses the need for conservation programs and sustainable management in cultivating Pilocarpus microphyllus.

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