Preparation.—Prepare a tincture from the fresh root, in the proportion of ℥viij. to Alcohol 98° Oj. Dose, gtts. j. to v.
This remedy has been but little used, and that little has been of the dried root as a tonic. The recent root possesses quite active properties, and is likely to repay investigation. It is stimulant to the circulation, and will doubtless exert the same influence upon all the vegetative functions. Will some one give it a thorough study and report?
Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.