Infusum Salviae Compositum.—Compound Infusion of Sage.

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Related entry: Salvia (U. S. P.)—Salvia

Preparation.—Take of sage leaves, hyssop leaves, of each, 1 ounce; boiling water, 2 pints; pulverized borax, 1 drachm. Place the herbs in the boiling water, allow them to digest for ½ hour, then strain and add the borax.

Action and Medical Uses.—This infusion is employed as a wash and gargle in aphthtae, sore throat, and quinsy, when accompanied with inflammation.

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