Warburg's tincture


Definition of 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

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after Carl Warburg 19th century Austrian physician

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“Warburg's tincture.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Warburg%27s%20tincture. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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