135. ACTAEA ALBA.—WHITE COHOSH. The rhizome of Actae'a alb'a Bigelow. Habitat: Southern and Eastern United States. Often found in the European market mixed with black hellebore; its appearance, however, is more like cimicifuga. Violent purgative, irritant, and emetic.
A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.