Related entry: Sabina (U. S. P.)—Savine
Preparation.—"Take of savin tops, dried and coarsely powdered, 2 1/2 ounces, (av.); proof-spirit, 1 pint (Imp.)"—(Br. Pharm.). Prepare as directed for Tinctura Sennae. This tincture would more nearly represent savin if a stronger alcoholic menstruum were employed. It has a brownish-green color.
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Sabina.) Dose, 10 to 60 minims.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.