Coto Bark.

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.