Nat. ord., Leguminosae.
Synonyms. - Baryosma Tongo, Coumarouma odorata, Dip-terix odorata.
Tongo or Tonqnin Bean.
Characters. - Bean from an inch to an inch and a-half long, from 2 to 4 lines broad, usually somewhat compressed, with a dark brown, wrinkled, shining, thin and brittle skin, and a light brown oily kernel, having a strong, agreeable, aromatic odour, and a bitterish, aromatic taste.
A proving of this is given by Noack and Trinks.
Part employed. - The bean.
Preparation. - Tincture.
Nat. ord., Trilliaceae.
Beth-root, Ground Lily.
An account of this is given by Hale in his New Remedies, and there is a proving in the American Transactions.
Part employed. - The root.
Preparation, - Tincture.