34. KAURI RESIN.—KAURI GUM. A resin dug in large quantities from the soil in New Zealand, where it has exuded from Dam'mara orienta'lis. It is in large cream-colored or amber-colored masses. Used as a vulnerary in skin diseases; also used as a substitute for collodion, leaving an adherent, impervious, resinous varnish over the wound.
A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.