The Eclectic Dispensatory of the United States of America

 
9781130326031: The Eclectic Dispensatory of the United States of America

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 Excerpt: ...camphoraceous odor; they yield their properties to water or spirit, but more completely to alcohol. Properties and Uses.--Stimulant, anti-spasmodic, and emmenagogue; seldom used in this country, except as a perfume for ointments, liniments, embrocations, etc. The oil is principally employed. Dose, internally, three to six drops. Off Prep.--Oleum Rosmarini. RUBIA TLNCTORIUM. Madder. Nat. Ord.--Rubiaceae. Sex. Syst.--Tetrandria Monogynia. THE ROOT. History.--This plant is a native of the south of Europe, and is cultivated in France and Holland. The root is the part used; it is dug up in the third summer, deprived of its cuticle, dried by artificial heat, and then reduced to a coarse powder, which is of a brownish-red color. Madder has a weak, peculiar odor, and a bitterish, astringent taste, and imparts its properties to water or alcohol. Properties and Uses.--Supposed to be emmenagogue, and diuretic. Recommended by Prof. L. E. Jones as an emmenagogue. However, it is not in general use, as the profession lack confidence in its action. Dose, thirty grains, three or four times a day. Rubus Strigosus.--Rubus Trivialis.--Rubus Villoeus. KUBUS STRIGOSUS. Red Raspberry. RUBUS TRIVIALIS. Dewberry or Low Blackberry. RUBUS VILLOSUS. Blackberry. Nat. Ord.--Rosaceae. Sex. Syst.--Icosandria Polyginia. THE BARK OF THE ROOT, AND RASPBERRY LEAVES. History.--These are all well known plants growing in various parts of the country, and much cultivated on account of their fruit. The root of the blackberry, and the leaves of the raspberry' are officinal; their medicinal properties are similar, and they may be substituted the one for the other. The root, when dried, has a feeble odor, and a bitterish astringent taste, which is confined to the cortical portion, the woody fiber bei...

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Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 230 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.5in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 Excerpt: . . . camphoraceous odor; they yield their properties to water or spirit, but more completely to alcohol. Properties and Uses. --Stimulant, anti-spasmodic, and emmenagogue; seldom used in this country, except as a perfume for ointments, liniments, embrocations, etc. The oil is principally employed. Dose, internally, three to six drops. Off Prep. --Oleum Rosmarini. RUBIA TLNCTORIUM. Madder. Nat. Ord. --Rubiaceae. Sex. Syst. --Tetrandria Monogynia. THE ROOT. History. --This plant is a native of the south of Europe, and is cultivated in France and Holland. The root is the part used; it is dug up in the third summer, deprived of its cuticle, dried by artificial heat, and then reduced to a coarse powder, which is of a brownish-red color. Madder has a weak, peculiar odor, and a bitterish, astringent taste, and imparts its properties to water or alcohol. Properties and Uses. --Supposed to be emmenagogue, and diuretic. Recommended by Prof. L. E. Jones as an emmenagogue. However, it is not in general use, as the profession lack confidence in its action. Dose, thirty grains, three or four times a day. Rubus Strigosus. --Rubus Trivialis. --Rubus Villoeus. KUBUS STRIGOSUS. Red Raspberry. RUBUS TRIVIALIS. Dewberry or Low Blackberry. RUBUS VILLOSUS. Blackberry. Nat. Ord. --Rosaceae. Sex. Syst. --Icosandria Polyginia. THE BARK OF THE ROOT, AND RASPBERRY LEAVES. History. --These are all well known plants growing in various parts of the country, and much cultivated on account of their fruit. The root of the blackberry, and the leaves of the raspberry are officinal; their medicinal properties are similar, and they may be substituted the one for the other. The root, when dried, has a feeble odor, and a bitterish astringent taste, which is confined to the cortical portion, the woody fiber bei. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781130326031

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