1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Winter's Bark

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WINTER'S BARK, the bark of Drimys Winteri, an evergreen tree belonging to the Magnolia family. It was formerly officinal in Europe, and is still held in esteem in Brazil and other parts of South America as a popular remedy for scurvy and other diseases. The plant is a native of the mountains and highlands from Mexico to the Straits of Magellan.