179. Persea gratissima.—Alligator pear.

Botanical name: 

179. PERSEA GRATISSIMA Gaertner.—ALLIGATOR PEAR. (Seeds.) Used by the Mexicans as an anthelmintic, and, in the form of liniment, in intercostal neuralgia. Dose of fl'ext.: 30 to 60 drops (2 to 4 mils)

A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.