99. MYRICA, N.F.—BAYBERRY BARK. WAX MYRTLE. The bark of Myri'ca ceri'fera Linné, an indigenous plant growing on seashores, the fruit of which is covered with a layer of white vegetable wax. This bark is occasionally used in medicine as a tonic, and as an astringent gargle in sore throat, etc. Dose of fl'ext.: 15 to 30 drops (1 to 2 Mils).
A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.