This is also an active agent, and will probably repay careful study. It influences the functions of waste and repair, but acts directly upon the nervous system. Belonging to the same family as the Pulsatilla, its action will be somewhat analogous.
The preparations best adapted for study will be a tincture of the recent plant, made in the proportion of ℥viij. to Alcohol 76° Oj.; using pressure to remove the fluid. It will be well to commence with the fraction of a drop as a dose, say—Rx Tincture of Anemone, gtts. x.; Water, ℥iv. a teaspoonful every two to four hours, gradually increasing as we feel our way.
Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.