Canel'la Wintera'na (al'ba), Canella, Canellae Cortex, White Cinnamon, N.F. -- Canellaceae. The dried rossed bark with not more than 2 p.c. of foreign organic matter; W. Indies. Tree 9-15 M. (30-50 degrees) high, recognized by whitish bark, leaves thick; flowers whwite, aromatic; fruit, berries 12 Mm. (1/2') long, blackish. Bark, in quills, usually 5-15 Cm. (2-6') long, 1-4 Cm. (2/5-1 2/3') broad, irregular fragments, periderm mostly removed, pale orange-brown, scaly, shallow fissures, ridges; inner surface pale yellow, smoothish; fracture short and sharp; odor slight; unless heated--cinnamon-like; taste aromatic, warm, bitter, mucilaginous. Powder, light brown--numerous stone cells, calcium oxalate rosettes, starch grains, oil cells; solvent: diluted alcohol; contains volatile oil (having eugenal) 1 p.c., resin 8 p.c., bitter principle, calcium oxalate, starch. Aromatic stimulant, tonic, condiment; atonic dyspepsia, menorrhagia, amenorrhea--due to anemia. Dose, gr. 5-30 (.3-2 Gm.); 1. Pulvis Aloes (80) et Canellae (20), Hiera Picra, dose, gr 5-10 (.3-.6) Gm.)