Origin of cascarilla
Examples from the Web for cascarilla
Much better than plain water he considers water to which some light bitter has been added, such as cascarilla.Makers of Modern Medicine|James J. Walsh
By moistening ordinary cigars with a strong tincture of cascarilla, to which a little gum benzoin and storax may be added.
Many persons very much object to the aroma of benzoin, while they greatly admire the fumes of cascarilla.The Art of Perfumery|G. W. Septimus Piesse
During the day she plasters her delicate skin with 'cascarilla:' a chalky composition of powdered egg-shell and rum.The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba|Walter Goodman
Cascarilla bark is good to smoke, to prevent the effects of malaria, and in sick rooms to correct bad effluvia.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale