Cecropia Obtusa Trec.

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Cecropia Obtusa Trec. (Fam. Urticaceae.)—An extract of these leaves is used as a diuretic, having an action similar to that of digitalis though less toxic than it. Dose of the liquid extract, thirty minims (1.8 mils).

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.