Berberis Vulgaris. (Barberry.)

Botanical name: 

A tincture of the recent bark, in the proportion of ℥viij. to Alcohol 76° Oj., is suggested. Dose varying from ten drops to one drachm.

Will some of our Eastern practitioners give us their experience with this agent; or if it has not been employed alone, will some one test it thoroughly. Evidently it has an influence upon the gastro-intestinal mucous membrane, and probably on associate viscera.

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