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177. Umbellularia californica.—California laurel.

Botanical name:

177. UMBELLULARIA CALIFORNICA Nuttall.—CALIFORNIA LAUREL. (Leaves.) They contain a volatile oil which seems to be a strong local anesthetic, used in neuralgic headache, cerebro-spinal meningitis, intestinal colic, and atonic dyspepsia. Dose: 15 to 30 gr. (1 to 2 Gm.).

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

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