Syrupus Stillingiae.—Syrup of Queen's Root.
Preparation.—Take of queen's root, 48 troy ounces; prickly ash berries, 24 troy ounces; refined sugar, 18 pounds (av.). Prepare a syrup after the manner directed for making Compound Syrup of Aralia, using the same menstruum and the same proportion of sugar. Make 18 pints of syrup.
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—This has been found highly beneficial in bronchial and laryngeal affections, also in obstinate cases of rheumatism, and wherever a stimulating alterative is required. The dose is from 1 fluid drachm to ½ fluid ounce, 3, 4, or 5 times a day, according to the urgency of the symptoms. It should be taken in water.