Warburg's tincture


: a liquid preparation containing quinine, aloes, rhubarb, angelica seed, elecampane, saffron, fennel, and other ingredients formerly used as an antiperiodic and invented by Dr. Carl Warburg

Word History


after Carl Warburg 19th century Austrian physician

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“Warburg's tincture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Warburg%27s%20tincture. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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