Coto bark

Natural History.
      Coto Bark. A bark of unknown botanical origin (N. O. Lauracae?) obtained from Bolivia. Tincture. Trituration of alkaloid Cotoin.

Clinical.
      Diarrhea.
      Tubercular diarrhea.

Characteristics.
      The bark has been used in medicine as a diarrhea remedy, probably from aboriginal tradition.
      Hansen says it is especially valuable in "chronic tubercular, watery diarrhea, very copious and exhausting." Substantial doses only have been used.