48. CARNAUBA.—The root of Coper'nica cerif'era, Martius, used in Brazil, where the plant grows, as an alterative like sarsaparilla, stillingia, etc. Dose: 1.5 to 60 gr. (1 to 4 Gm.).
A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.