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Coto Bark | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Coto Bark

Coto Bark | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Coto Bark. A bark of unknown botanical origin (N. O. Lauraceae?) obtained from Bolivia. Tincture. Trituration of alkaloid Cotoin.

Clinical : Diarrhoea. Tubercular diarrhoea.

Characteristics : The bark has been used in medicine as a diarrhoea remedy, probably from aboriginal tradition. Hansen says it is especially valuable in “chronic tubercular, watery diarrhoea, very copious and exhausting.” Substantial doses only have been used.

Coto Bark | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

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