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Lippia Mexicana.

Botanical name:

Syn.—Lippia Dulcis.
N. O.—Verbenaceae.
P. E.—Leaves and stalks.
N. H.—Cuba, Central America.

Properties: Demulcent, expectorant.

Indications: Persistent dry hard resonant or ringing bronchial cough. Useful in chronic bronchitis, having a soothing and sedative effect to the mucous surface of the post-nasal region and bronchial tubes, soothing and relieving irritability, of these surfaces, and is a valuable expectorant in these conditions. Its action is limited to the air passages.


The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.



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