22. Loranthaceae.—Mistletoe family.

Botanical name: 

117. MISTLETOE.—The bark of Phoraden'dron flaves'cens Nuttall, a parasitic evergreen growing on various trees, particularly on fruit trees. Laxative, oxytocic, and antispasmodic. As an oxytocic it is claimed to be superior to ergot. Dose; 15 to 60 gr. (1 to 4 Gm.).

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