Preparation.—Prepare a tincture from the fresh root bark of the Yellow Poplar, using dilute Alcohol. Dose from gtts. v. to ℨj.
The great abundance and wide distribution of these trees, and the ease with which it may be obtained and prepared, and the really valuable character of the remedy, should bring it into general use. It is stimulant and tonic to the digestive apparatus, improving digestion and blood making. It also exerts an influence upon the nervous system, strengthening innervation and relieving those symptoms called nervous.
Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.