327. Celastrus scandens.—Climbing staff-tree, False bitter-sweet.
327. CELASTRUS SCANDENS Linné.—CLIMBING STAFF-TREE. FALSE BITTER-SWEET. Habitat: North America. (Root-bark.) Alterative, diaphoretic, diuretic, and emetic; has been used in chronic affections of the liver. Dose of fluidextract: 1 to 2 fl. dr. (4 to 8 mils).
A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.