Aletris farinosa.

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The Aletris is a gastric stimulant and improves digestion. It has also proven a valuable tonic in uterine diseases. It. is deserving a thorough examination. which I hope some of our readers will give it and report. Prepare a tincture from ℥viij. of the root to Alcohol 76° Oj. The dose would be from two to ten drops.

Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.