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151. Wintera.—Winter's bark.

Botanical name:

151. WINTERA.—WINTER'S BARK. From Dri'mys winte'ri Forster, a South American tree. It has an aroma similar to that of canella and cinnamon, for which drugs. it has been substituted, and is known in some places as Winter's Cinnamon. The bark of Drimys granatensis from New Granada is said to have been offered as Coto bark. It also has an astringent, pungent, as well as aromatic taste. Dose: 15 to 30 gr. (1 to 2 Gm.).


A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.



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