The Pocket materia medica and therapeutics

9781130343403: The Pocket materia medica and therapeutics

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. 1895 Excerpt: ...3 %...,gm.%..A. Extrac'tum flu'idum comp., ij yi-.A, gm. 2...4. Syru'pus comp. (mother's cordial), 2...4, gm. 64...128. Monar'da'celTorsemint, 3 %..A, cgm. 2...4. Syn: menthe de cheval, Fr.; pferdeminze, G. Hab: United States. Part used: the leaves and tops if M. punctata. Nat. Ord: labiate. Desc: a perennial, 12 to 24 inches high, flowering in August; leaves lanceolate, acute, toothed, 2 inches long, smooth above, glandular below; whorls axillary, cymules 10-flowered; bracts 8, leafy, entire, sessile, pale yellow to purple color; calyx downy, tubular, 5-toothed; corolla prominent, yellow, upper lip arched, yellowish, spotted with purple; lower lip 3-lobed; stamens 2; odor aromatic; taste pungent, warm and bitter; yields volatile oil which is yellowish, or brownish-red, sol. in alcohol, lighter than water; odor fragrant; taste pungent. Action: diuMORPHINA. 187 retic, diaphoretic, carminative. Uses: flatulency; catarrhal affections of bowels. O'leum, gtt. 1...2,,cgm. 6...13. Mone'sia, gr. 15...30, gm. 1...2. Hab: Brazil. Part used: the bark of chrysophyllum glyciphlseum. Nat. Ord: sapotacese. Desc: a tree having alternate, entire, coriaceous le-ves, and berry-like fruit; bark hard; fracture granular, interior showing alternnte layers of brown and red tissue; in flat or curved pieces y% to % inch thick, 2 or 3 inches broad, confluent ridsjes externally; inodorous; taste peculiar, sweet, becomi g acrid and bitter; yields glycyrrhizin and monesin. Action: astringent, st'mulant, tonic. Uses: diarrhoea, chronic bronchitis, atonic dyspepsia; locally in leucorrhoea, gleet, etc. Extrac'tum, gr. 2...10, cgm. 13...65. Mon'esin (concentration), gr. j, cgm. 3. Montano'a a Tomento'sa &, Zoapatle. Hab: Mexico. Action: has a local reputation in diseases of women. Said ...

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