Rubia tinctorum. Madder. N. O. Rubiaceae. Tincture of the root.
Clinical.-Anaemia. Bones, affections of. Spleen, affections of.
Characteristics.-The bones of young animals fed on Madder become tinged red. Burnett has found Rub. t. an excellent remedy (in ten-drop doses of the Ã˜) in anaemia and under-nourished conditions, especially in splenic anaemia.
Relations.-Compare: Chin., Coff., Galium (bot.). In anaemia, Ferr.