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Succus Hyoscyami.—Juice of Henbane.

Botanical name:

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

Preparation.—"Bruise the fresh leaves, flowering tops, and young branches of Hyoscyamus niger, Linné; press out the juice; to every 3 volumes of juice add 1 of alcohol (90 per cent); set aside for 7 days; filter"—(Br. Pharm., 1898).

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Hyoscyamus.) Dose, 1/2 to 1 fluid drachm.


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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