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The sliced or rasped heart-wood of Pterocarpus santalinus. Ceylon.
Santalum Rubrum, U.S.P. Red Saunders. - The wood of Pterocarpus santalinus.
Tinctura Lavandulae Composita.................
1/2-2 fl. dr.
U.S.P. Not given.
Use. - It is used to give colour to the compound tincture of lavender, and through this to Liquor arsenicalis.