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.