Unquestionably the best of all of these is tincture of iodine, a small amount of which should be poured directly into the wound.
Or the plug may be dipped in Friar's balsam, or tincture of Kino.
For the soul doth as it were receive its tincture from the fancies, and imaginations.
This tincture is prepared by macerating 200 grams of kamala in 500 cc.
Time is required for man to receive the tincture of the atmosphere, and still more for the earth to transmit its qualities to him.
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.
At Florence ignorance is the rule and learning the exception, while at Bologna the tincture of letters is almost universal.
Bruise three ounces of cloves, steep them for ten days in a quart of brandy, and strain off the tincture through a flannel sieve.
The tincture of opium may be combined with aromatic spirit of ammonia, or with bromide of potassium, or with chloral hydrate.
Thou canst not withhold a tincture of lemon from the sweetest cup!
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.