Infusum Scoparii. Br. Infusion of Broom.

Botanical name: 

Related entries: Broom

Tisane de Genet a balais, Fr.; Besenginsteraufguss, G.

"Broom Tops, dried and bruised, 100 grammes; Distilled Water, boiling, 1000 millilitres. Infuse in a covered vessel for fifteen minutes; strain while hot." Br.

This preparation has been introduced in place of the Decoction of Broom of the British Pharmacopoeia of 1885. Water thoroughly extracts the virtues of broom, and the large quantity of water in each dose aids the diuretic action.

Dose, from one to two fluidounces (30-60 mils).

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