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598. Cotula.—Mayweed. Wild Chamomile.

Botanical name:

598. COTULA.—MAYWEED. WILD CHAMOMILE. The herb of Anthe'mis cotu'la Linné. Habitat: Europe; naturalized in the United States. It has essentially the same properties as anthemis and chamomile, but has a disadvantage for general use in its strong, disagreeable odor. It is popularly used as a sudorific and antispasmodic, in doses of 1/2 to 2 dr. (2 to 8 Gm.), in infusion.


A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.



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