Syn.—Amygdalus, peach tree.
P. E.—Leaves and bark of young twigs.
N. H.—America, Europe, Asia.
Properties: Sedative, slightly laxative, mildly diuretic.
Indications: Tongue elongated and pointed with red edges, showing irritation of the gastro-intestinal tract.
Use: In nausea and vomiting the result of irritation of the stomach. In vomiting of pregnancy it often proves beneficial. Often will relieve the vomiting of cholera infantum.