Salix Nigra Aments.
Syn.—Black Willow; Pussywillow.
N. H.—North America.
Properties: Sexual sedative, slightly laxative.
Use: Has a sedative influence over undue sexual excitement, if caused by local irritation. Will relieve spermatorrhea, nymphomania, sexual hyperesthesia, if dependent upon above or similar causes. If more of the brain or mind it should be alternated with the proper indicated remedies. A good remedy in ovarian congestion and irritation and some forms of hysteria and its manifestations the result of irritation. Relieves cystitis, ovaritis, prostatitis and is a valuable remedy in nocturnal emissions.
The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.