Botanical name: 

The root of Sanguisorba canadensis.—U.S.

Dose.—The dose of the powder varies from gr. v. to x.

Therapeutic Action.—Eberle says that the root of the plant is an excellent emetic, and may in most instances be substituted for the ipecacuanha, without any disadvantages. We have had no opportunity to test it.

The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.