3. Me'Lia Azed'Arach, Margosa Bark, Pride Of India

Me'Lia Azed'Arach, Margosa Bark, Pride Of India. Meliaceae. The bark of the root, official 1820-1890; China, India, cultivated, S. United States. Beautiful tree 9-12 M. (30-40°) high, leaves impari-pinnate; flowers lilac color; fruit drupe, yellow, size of cherries, poisonous pulp; never leafless. Bark curved or quilled, 5-7.5 Cm. (2-3') long, 5 Mm. (1/5') thick; outer surface reddish with irregular blackish ridges; inner surface whitish or brownish, striate, sweet, bitter, nauseous; contains resin, tannin, sugar. Used for lumbricoid worms, emetic. Dose, gr. 15-60 (1-4 Gm.), in decoction, tincture (diluted alcohol).

4. Gua'Rea (Sycocar'Pus) Rus'Byi, Cocillana

Gua'Rea (Sycocar'Pus) Rus'Byi, Cocillana. Meliaceae, Bolivia. Bark thick, ash-color, rough by age, inner surface grayish-yellow, odor slight, peculiar, taste unpleasant, nauseous; contains rusbyine, resins (2), alkaloid, fat, tannin, ash 10 p. c. Expectorant (better than ipecac), laxative, emetic; bronchitis, bronchial pneumonia, phthisis. Dose, gr. 5-20 (.3-1.3 Gm.); fluidextract (75 p. c. alcohol).