The herb of Sabbatia angularis.—U. S.
Preparation.—Tincture of Sabbatia.
Dose.—From five drops to half a drachm.
Therapeutic Action.—The American Centaury is tonic, stomachic, anthelmintic and diaphoretic. It is possessed of the properties of the simple bitters, and as such is frequently used in dyspepsia, the convalescent forms of fever, and in all cases of general debility.
The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.