Difference between revisions of "Logwood"
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A dye created from the logwood tree, used to dye black Morocco leather (Yeats 1878, 297).
Database name: Dyewoods Logwood
A Compendium of Domestic Medicine, 1865
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“It is employed medicinally as an astringent and corroborant.” It can be used in treatment for diarrhoea, and the latter stages of dysentery. As a decoction, it can be administered to infants as a treatment for cholera. (119/98)
Remedies Containing or to be used with Logwood
- Extract of Logwood (87/66): an astringent used in the treatment for diarrhoea.
- Galls (89/68): non-medical used in the production of ink
- Logwood (119/98): see def
Prescriptions Containing Logwood
- Hooper’s Mixture for Diarrhoea (329/308): extract of logwood