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physicians during the war in large quantities, in most of the instan- ces being the only medicines of the kind to be had:
IMPORTED ARTICLES. SUBSTITUTE.
Columbo, Quassia Yellow root, Spanish flies, po- tato bugs, powdered leaves of butternut.
Jalap Wild Jalap, Mulberry bark,
Butternut, Dock, Wild potato vine, Amer. Columbo.
Quinine and Peruvian Bark Tulip tree bark, Dogwood, Cot- ton-seed tea, Chestnut root and bark, Thoroughwort, Spanish oak bark, Knob grass, Willow bark.
Digitalis Blood-root, Wild cherry, Pip-
sissiwa, Bugle weed, Jasmine.
Conium American hemlock.
Opium , American hemlock, Mother- wort.
Sarsaparilla Wild Sarsaparilla, Soapwort,
Yellow parilla, China briar, Queen's delight.
Flaxseed Watermelon seed.
Gum Arabic Low mallows, apple, pear and
quince gum, Balm, Water- melon seed.
Guaiacum Boxwood, Poke, Prickly ash.
Ipecac Wild Jalap, Carolina hipps.
Mezereon Prickly ash.
Kino and Catechu Cranesbill.
Senna Wild Senna.
Tannin Smooth sumac.
Olive oil Peanut oil, Beech-nuts oil,
Laudanum Hops, Mother-wort.
Acacia Slippery elm bark, Sassafras