Syn.—Stillingia: Queens Delight.
P. E.—Fresh root.
N. H.—United States.
Properties: Alterative, stimulant, in large doses cathartic, emetic.
Indications: When throat is tumid, red, glistening membrane with scanty secretion. In skin diseases of moist nature, red and irritable.
Use: In chronic sore throat, in ozaena and laryngitis. In irritation of the mucous membrane of the larynx, pharynx, bronchi and throat with deficient secretion. Of value in bronchial cough of a croupy nature and little or no secretion. In syphilis and strumous conditions it is of great value. It must however be prepared from the fresh root as the dry root is inert.
The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.