Contractions. - Gran. Grn.
Punica Granatum. Nat. ord., Myrtaceae.
Fig. - Hayne, x., 35.
Pomegranate. For. names: German, Granaibaum; French, Grenadier; Italian, Granata; Spanish, Granadas.
Habitat. - Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Europe, and tropical America.
Flowering time. - July and August.
Part employed. - The bark of the root, as imported.
Characters. - In quills or fragments of a greyish-yellow colour externally, yellow internally, having a short fracture, little odour, and an astringent, slightly bitter taste.
Preparation. - Tincture, using proof spirit.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Hyg., x.
Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and 1x Tincture only. 1 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.