Tannate of Bismuth. A combination of Oxide of Bismuth and Tannic Acid, introduced by M. Cap,t of Paris, in 1859. It occurs in the form of a yellowish, insoluble, tasteless powder.

Med. Prop. and Therap. Uses. This preparation is considered to combine thet astringency of Tannin with the sedative quality of Bismuth; and in the hand of Dumarquay, Aran, Bouchut, and others, is said to have proved remarkably efficacious in the treatment of Diarrha, both chronic and acute.

Dose, gr. xx. - gr. xl or gr. lx. in the form ofpill or suspended in mucilage.