Raisins. (Not official.) - The ripe fruit of Vitis vinifera (nat. ord. Ampelidae), the grape-vine, dried in the sun, or partly by artificial heat.

Habitat

Spain.

Composition

The chief constituents are - (1) Grape Sugar. (2) Acid Potassium Tartrate. (3) Other acids and salts.

Action And Therapeutics Of Raisins

Raisins are used as sweetening agents, and are demulcent