Sticta. Sticta pulmonariae, Lungmoss.
Sticta. Lungmoss. Lungwort.—The lichen Sticta pulmonariae, a native of Europe, used largely by the natives in the treatment of pulmonary complaints. It owes its activity chiefly to stictic acid, which is bitter and possesses a powerful astringent action.
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.