Unquestionably the best of all of these is tincture of iodine, a small amount of which should be poured directly into the wound.
A tincture for the gums may be made of three ounces of the tincture of bark, and half an ounce of sal ammoniac, mixed together.
For the soul doth as it were receive its tincture from the fancies, and imaginations.
Bruise three ounces of cloves, steep them for ten days in a quart of brandy, and strain off the tincture through a flannel sieve.
Time is required for man to receive the tincture of the atmosphere, and still more for the earth to transmit its qualities to him.
Thou canst not withhold a tincture of lemon from the sweetest cup!
At Florence ignorance is the rule and learning the exception, while at Bologna the tincture of letters is almost universal.
Externally, vesicant; used in form of ointment, or tincture.
The tincture of opium may be combined with aromatic spirit of ammonia, or with bromide of potassium, or with chloral hydrate.
The water or brine solution must be at least twenty times the bulk of the tincture.
c.1400, from Latin tinctura "act of dyeing or tingeing," from tinctus "dye," past participle of tingere "to tinge, dye, moisten, soak," from PIE root *teng- "to soak" (cf. Old High German dunkon "to soak," Greek tengein "to moisten"). Meaning "solution of medicine in a mixture of alcohol" is first recorded 1640s. The verb is recorded from 1610s.
tincture tinc·ture (tĭngk'chər)
A coloring or dyeing substance.
Abbr. tinct, tr An alcohol solution of a nonvolatile medicine.