Infusum Salviae Compositum.—Compound Infusion of Sage.
Related entry: Salvia (U. S. P.)—Salvia
Preparation.—Take of sage leaves, hyssop leaves, of each, 1 ounce; boiling water, 2 pints; pulverized borax, 1 drachm. Place the herbs in the boiling water, allow them to digest for ½ hour, then strain and add the borax.
Action and Medical Uses.—This infusion is employed as a wash and gargle in aphthtae, sore throat, and quinsy, when accompanied with inflammation.