Pilulae Viburni Compositae.—Compound Pills of High Cranberry.

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Related entry: Viburnum Opulus (U. S. P.)—Viburnum Opulus

Preparation.—Take of alcoholic extracts of high cranberry, blue cohosh, and unicorn root, each, ½ drachm; extract of partridge-berry, 1 drachm. Mix together, and divide into 40 pills.

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—These pills are of superior efficacy in uterine diseases, as amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea, etc.; as a uterine tonic in habitual miscarriages; and may be given during pregnancy to relieve cramps and many other unpleasant sensations occurring at that period. The dose is 1 or 2 pills, 3 times a day (J. King.)

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