Thuja Occidentalis. (Arbor Vitae.)
Preparation.—Prepare a tincture from the fresh leaves, ℥viij. to Alcohol 76° Oj. Dose from gtt. j. to gtts. xx.
The leaves of the Arbor Vitae has been a popular remedy in the treatment of intermittent and remittent fever, rheumatism, scurvy, etc. It would be well for some of our practitioners to prepare a tincture and test it.
Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.