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Stillingia. Stillingia sylvatica.

Botanical name:
CONSTITUENTS
An acrid resin, volatile oil, stillingine, tannin, starch, gum.
PREPARATIONS—
Extractum Stillingiae Fluidum. Fluid Extract of Stillingia. Dose, from ten to sixty minims.
Specific Stillingia. Dose, from one to sixty minims.
Linimentum Stillingiae Compositum, A. D.
Syrupus Stillingiae Compositus, A. D.
Oleum Stillingiae, A. D.

Specific Symptomatology—Irritation of the mucous membranes of the bronchial tubes, larynx, throat and both nasal cavities, deficient secretion, membranes red and tumid or glistening, blood dyscrasia with general enfeeblement, skin diseases of a moist character, red and irritable.

Therapy—The application of this substance to the chest with the internal use of small doses of the tincture will be found of great benefit in bronchial cough where there is a sensation of tightness in the chest, where the cough is hoarse and croupal without secretion. It has long been used in conjunction with lobelia in the treatment of croup.

As an alterative it has taken front rank with Eclectics for fifty years. it is in general use in syphilis, in scrofula, in blood taint of any character, in tubercular disease, and in the cancerous diathesis.


The American Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Pharmacognosy, 1919, was written by Finley Ellingwood, M.D.
It was scanned by Michael Moore for the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine.



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