Contractions. - Gum-g. Gum.

Garcinia Morella var. Pedicellata. Nat. ord., Gutti-

Synonyms. - G. cambogia, G. Victoria.

Fig. - Hanbury, Linn. Trans., vol. xxiv., t. 50.

Gamboge. For. names: German, Gummitaz, Gummi-gut; French, Gomme-gutte; Italian, Gomma gutta; Spanish, Guta gamba.

Habitat. - Siam.

Part employed. - The gum-resin.

Characters. - In cylindrical pieces, breaking easily with a smooth conchoidal glistening fracture; colour tawny, changing to yellow when it is rubbed with water; taste acrid. An emulsion made with boiling water and cooled, does not become green with the solution of Iodine.

Preparation. - Tincture, using rectified spirit.

Reference to Horn. Proving. - Noack and Trinks.

Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.