Related entries: Senega
Teinture (alcoole) de Polygala de Virginie, Fr.; Senegatinktur. G.
"Senega Root, in No. 40 powder, 200 grammes; Alcohol (60 per cent.), sufficient to produce, 1000 millilitres. Moisten the powder with two hundred millilitres of the Alcohol, and complete the percolation process." Br.
The Br. Pharm. 1898 increased the strength of this preparation 60 per cent. The tincture is efficient, but it is hardly needed while recourse can be had to the fluidextract or the syrup.
Dose, from thirty minims to two fluidrachms (1.8-7.5mils).
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.