Extractum Eupatorii.—Extract of Eupatorium.

Botanical name: 

Related entry: Eupatorium (U. S. P.)—Eupatorium - Fluid Extract of Eupatorium

SYNONYM: Extract of boneset.

Preparation.—Exhaust the tops and leaves of boneset, bruised, with water, a sufficient quantity, proceeding in the same manner as explained for the preparation of Aqueous Extracts, on page 758.

Medical Uses and Dosage.—Extract of boneset is tonic and aperient, and may be given with advantage in convalescence from exhausting diseases, intermittent fever, dyspepsia, debility of the digestive organs, and general debility. The dose is from 1 to 10 grains 2 or 3 times a day.

King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.