The plant Aethusa cynapium.
Preparation.—A tincture of the flowering plant.
Dose.—Of the tincture, gtt. ij. to gtt. v. may be added to ℥iv. of water, and given in teaspoonful doses every two or three hours.
Therapeutic Action.—This remedy has had but a limited use, and must be employed with care. It may be recommended in active delirium when patients become excited from slight causes, and are liable to transports of rage. There js also confusion of intellect, dizziness, as if intoxicated; violent headache with dizziness.
The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.