Fraxinus Sambucifolia—F. Acuminata. (Ash.)

Preparation.—Prepare a tincture from the recent bark, in the proportion of ℥viij. to Alcohol 76° Oj. Dose from gtts. ij. to fʒss.

Both the black and white ash deserve study. The first, for its influence in skin diseases, especially of an herpetic character, and as a general alterative. The second, to improve secretion, and for its influence upon the chylopoietic viscera.

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