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Pilulae Oleoresinae Eupatorii Compositae.—Compound Pills of Oleoresin of Queen of the Meadow.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Eupatorium Purpureum.—Queen of the Meadow

Preparation.—Take of oleoresin of Eupatorium purpureum (eupurpurin), 40 grains; oleoresin of xanthoxylum, 20 grains; strychnine, 1 grain. Mix thoroughly together, and divide into 20 pills.

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—This forms a stimulating diuretic, and will be found useful in suppression of urine, torpor or paralysis of the kidneys or bladder, rheumatism, hepatic torpor, derangements of the digestive functions, etc. The dose is 1 pill, to be repeated 3 or 4 times a day (J. King).


King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.



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