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524. Chelone.—Balmony. Snake-head.

Botanical name:

524. CHELONE.—BALMONY. SNAKE-HEAD. The herb of Chelo'ne gla'bra Linné. Habitat: United States. Tonic, anthelmintic, and laxative, with a supposed peculiar action on the liver. It has been largely employed in domestic practice as an external application in diseases of the skin. Dose: 30 to 60, gr. (2 to 4 Gm.).


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



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