Chione. Palo blanco. Chione glabra.
Chione. Chione glabra DC. Palo Blanco.—The bark of this West Indian rubiaceous plant is said to be largely used as an aphrodisiac and tonic. According to B. H. Paul and A. J. Cownley, it yields 1.5 per cent. of a pale yellow volatile oil composed largely of phenols. (P. J., vol. lx.)