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Ecuador, west of Chimborazo.
In quills or incurved pieces, varying in length, and from
2 to 4 or 5 mm. thick; the outer surface covered with a grayish-brown cork, more or less rough from warts and longitudinal warty ridges, and from few, mostly short transverse fissures; inner surface more or less deep reddish-brown and distinctly striate; fracture short fibrous in the inner layer; powder reddish-brown; odor slight; taste bitter and astringent.
Constituents. - See Cinchona.
Dose, 10 to 60 gr.; .60 to 4.00 gm.
Dose, 1 to 4 fl. dr.; 4. to 15. c.c.