Pulmonaria Officinalis. (Lungwort.)

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(A lot of the Boraginaceae contain toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids. These alkaloids were unknown when this book was written. More info here: Livertoxic PAs --Henriette.)

Preparation.—Prepare a tincture from the fresh leaves, ℥viij. to Alcohol 50° Oj. Dose, from ten drops to ʒss.

The Lungwort has a popular reputation as a remedy in diseases of the chest. It would be well to test it thoroughly and determine its medicinal action in this direction.

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