Robinia Pseudo-Acacia. (Black Locust.)

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Preparation.—Prepare a tincture from the fresh inner bark of the Black Locust, ℥viij. to Alcohol 76° Oj. Dose from gtts. j. to gtts. x.

This remedy has been but little used, yet its activity is such that we may reasonably expect that experiment will develop some valuable medicinal use. It acts on the stomach and bowels in large doses, and exerts an influence upon the nervous system. Will some of our readers test it and report?

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