P. E.—Leaves and tops.
N. H.—Southwestern States and Mexico.
Properties: Diuretic, laxative, stimulant and tonic.
Use: A mild nerve tonic and stimulating tonic to the sexual apparatus. Of value in renal and cystic catarrh, relieving irritation of the urinary passages. It is highly spoken of as a remedy in sexual impotence.
The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.