Preparation.—Prepare a tincture from the fresh herb, using ℥viij. to Alcohol 76° Oj. Dose, gtts. x. to ℨj.
This agent is a stimulant diaphoretic, and influences the reproductive organs of the female. It has been used in the treatment of colds, and in suppressed menstruation from cold.
Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.