Parietaria. Parietaria officinalis L. Wall Pellitory. Parietaire, Perce-muraille, Fr. Glaskraut, G. (Fam. Urticaceae.) —A perennial European herb, growing on old walls and heaps of rubbish. It is diuretic and refrigerant, and was formerly used in urinary complaints and dropsy, in the form of decoction or of the expressed juice.
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.