The American Larch deserves study, not in combination, as it has been employed, but singly, to determine its real medicinal value. For this purpose a tincture may be prepared from the recent bark, in the proportion of ℥viij. to Alcohol, 30° Oj. It has been employed in combination for a large number of diseases, but its influence upon mucous membranes and upon the skin, is probably most definite.
Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.