In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Pharmacologytintura femininetincture of iodine — tintura de yodo
- Skin should be prepared with 1 or 2 percent tincture of iodine or povidone iodine for incision, suture and collection of blood for culture.
- During the nineteenth century, laudanum, made from a tincture of opium, was a popular sleeping aid, but it was known to be fatal in large doses.
- In 1944, I used to treat my Parkinsonism patients with tincture of stramonium (from jimsonweed) which was the only drug that we had.
- They can come in a wide range of formulations - including syrups, tinctures, lotions, inhalations, gargles and washes.
- She bought a small bottle of stinging nettle tincture and placed one eyedropper-full twice a day under her tongue.
- Having said that, my last ear infection was treated in part with a tincture of vinegar and medicine suspended in oil (yes, I dropped vinaigrette in my ear).
- These mention only prescriptions like rhubarb, the blue pill, Dover's powder, tinctures and leeches listed in any contemporary European dispenser.
- To make it go down more easily, she suggests mixing the tincture with a morning glass of orange juice.
- The tincture of opium might be useful, I supposed, for despair.
- Our tincture of opium of today was developed from Sydenham's laudanum.
- Police discovered ten bottles of barbiturate and amphetamine capsules plus some tincture of Opium in front of the offices in a plastic carrier bag.
- The second tincture, a combination of common mallow, English yew and yarrow called AMT, tackles the emotional and energetic causes of the condition.
- A decoction, infusion or tincture of the seeds is useful in nervous debility, hysteria and other nervous disorders.
- Podofilox and podophyllum in tincture of benzoin are available.
- As to the tincture of opium (commonly called laudanum) that might certainly intoxicate if a man could bear to take enough of it; but why?
- No, it is not the tincture of laudanum I placed in my thin gruel.
- Powdered roots and tinctures are sold in health-food stores and some supermarkets.
- Convenient alternatives include tinctures and pills, which are readily available in natural food stores.
- For instance, as a way of warding off grey hair, our anonymous beautician suggests a tonic of 1oz of castor oil, tincture of jaborandi (an American shrub) and 3oz of bay rum, applied every other night.
- It promises relief but beware - read the notes on the box before taking the tincture or you could finish up with more ailments than a raging hypochondriac
2literary(tinge)tinte masculinedejo masculine
- This is a rather odd interpretation of the film since the barest tincture of right-wing patriotism as a theme is nowhere to be found in it.
- The moon cast long fingers across their pale faces, splashing argent tinctures over a thousand powdered cheeks.
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