Mallo'tus philippinen'sis, Kamala, Rottlera. -- The glands and hairs from the capsules, U.S.P. 1860-1890; Philippine Islands, India, China. Small tree, 6 M. (20 degrees) high; bark pale, branches with ferruginous tomentum; leaves 7.5-15 Cm. (3-6') long, petiolate, ovate, entire, coriaceous, glabrous, under side rusty; flowers dioecious, tomentous; fruit tricoccous, globular capsule, size of small cherry, externally 3-furrowed, covered with red powder. Glands and hairs (kamala) glandular, mobile, brick-red powder, inodorous, nearly tasteless; under microscope as stellately arranged colorless hairs mixed with depressed globular glands, containing numerous red club-shaped vesicles; burns like lycopodium, and ash should not be more than 4-8 p.c. Capsules when collected are rolled about in baskets, and rubbed with hands to remove glands and hairs, which in turn, passing through the meshes, are caught upon cloths; contain resins (2 -- rottlerin, isorottlerin) 80 p.c., wax, coloring matter, albuminous matter 7 p.c., cellulose 7 p.c., ash 4 p.c. Tenifuge (anthelmintic, purgative); tape-worm, sometimes for the round- and seat-rowms; also externally in scabies, skin affections, herpetic ringworm. Next to male-fern for tenia, being better than kousso or turpentine. Adulterations: Wurrus, resins, etc., used not only as vermifuge, but in skin affections and as dyes; also many fruits -- Soria, Satze (Tatze), Embelia, and the bark of Albiz'zia (Acacia) anthelmin'tica (Messena, Mussena, Busenna -- Abyssinian names for acacia bark) is employed as tenifuges in India and Abyssinia; also powdered leaves, fruit-stalks, colored starch, earth, sand, in all sometimes 60 p.c. -- increasing ash 65-75 p.c. Dose, 3j-2 (4-8 Gm.); fluidextract, 3j-2 (4-8 cc.); tincture, 30 p.c. (alcoholic), 3j-4 (4-15 cc.); electuary; syrup; mucilage.