Rubia Tinctorum.

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 Ø) in anaemia and under-nourished conditions, especially in splenic anaemia.

Relations.-Compare: Chin., Coff., Galium (bot.). In anaemia, Ferr.