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The inspissated juice of the Pterocarpus Marsupium, and of other plants.
With Krameria, Galla, and Catechu, Kino is one of the substances containing forms of tannic acid, and has the same physiological action and uses, being powerfully astringent. The tincture, " Tincturae Kino" composed of ten parts of kino to one hundred parts of alcohol, is the only preparation employed.
Of Tincturae Kinoy to (See Tannic and Gallic Acids, Krameria.)