Chapter 28 - Medicinals A - Z
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28.11 K

Kino. This is the hardened juice of an East Indian tree, Pterocarpus Marsupium. There are several varieties of it. It is a powerful and valuable astringent, and is much used in diarrhea ,a, not attended with inflammation. Opium is often united with it, and it is a favorite addition to chalk mixture. It is also used in chronic dysentery, leucorrhoea and diabetes. It may be used in the form of powder, infusion, or tincture. Dose of the powder, ten to twenty grains; of the tincture, one or two fluid drams; the infusion is useful as an injection in leucorrhoea and gonorrhea. The powder is sometimes sprinkled with advantage on indolent and flabby ulcers.

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