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Aqua Hedeomae.—Pennyroyal Water.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Hedeoma (U. S. P.)—Hedeoma

Preparation.—Triturate oil of American pennyroyal, 1/2 fluid drachm, with precipitated calcium phosphate, 1 drachm, then with distilled water, 2 pints, to be gradually added; finally, filter through paper.

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—Pennyroyal water may be used as a substitute for, and in the same doses as peppermint and spearmint waters. Some persons prefer it.


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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