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Solution of Chloride of Calcium. See
Liquor Calcii Chloridi.

Solution of Potassa. See Liquor
Potassae.

Spanish Flies. See Cantharis.

Spa r' tinm Jnn'cenm. Spanish Broom.

Spirit of Nitric Ether. See SpirituS
iEtheris jSitrosi.

Spir'itus JE'theris Nitro'si. (U.S.
and Br. Ph.) Spirit of Nitrous Ether,
or Sweet Spirit of Nitre. See Class IV.,
and Class XL, Section II.

Spir'itus Juuip'eri.

Squill. See Scilla.

Sweet Spirit of Nitre. See Spiritus
iEtheris Sfitrosi.

? Tab acnm. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) To-
bacco. See Classes VII. and V.

Tar. See Pix Liquida.

Tarax'acunn. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Dandelion. The root of Tarax'acum
densleo'nis.

Terebin'tbina. (U.S. Ph.) Turpen-
tine. The concrete juice of Pi'nns pa-
lus'tris and of other species of Pinus.

Tobacco. See Tabacum.

Trailing Arbutus. See Epigea Re-
pens.

Turkey Corn, or Turkey Pea. See
Corydalis Formosa.

? Ul'mus Campes'tris. (Br. Ph.)
Broad-leaved Elm. See Class XIX.

Vera'trum Album. (U.S. Ph.)
White Hellebore. See Class VIII.

Vera'trum Vir'ide. (U.S. Ph.)
American Hellebore. See Class VIII.

Vi'nnm Col'chici. (Br. Ph.) Wine
of Colehicum. The same as Vinum
Colcbici Radicis.

Vi'nnm Col'chici Radi'cis. (U.S.
Ph.) Wine of Colehicum Root. See
Class XXI.

Virginia Snakeroot. See Serpenta-
ria.

Virgin's Bower. See Clematis.

Wall Pellitory. See Parietaria Offi-
cinalis.

White Hellebore. See Veratrum
Album.

White Turpentine. See Terebin-
th in a.

Wild Potato. See Convolvulus
Panduratus.

Wine of Colehicum Root. See Vi-
nuiii Colcbici Radicis.

Wintergreen. See Cbimaphila.



NAUSEATING DIAPHORETICS.— REFRIGERANT DIAPHORETICS.



CLASS XI.

DIAPHORETICS.

MEDICINES WHICH PROMOTE PERSPIRATION. DIAPHORETICS MAY BE DIVIDED INT#
NAUSEATING, REFRIGERANT, AND STIMULATING.



SECTION I.— Nauseating Diaphoretics.

Aconite. See Aconitum.

Aconite Root. See Aconiti Radix.

? Aconi'ti Fo'lium. (U.S. Ph.)
Aconite Leaf. See Class VII.

? Aconi'ti Radix. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Aconite Root. See Class VII.

? Aconi'tuni. (Br. Ph.) Aconite
Leaf. See Class VII.

Aconi'tum Napel'lus. See Aconitum.

Antimonial Powder. See Pulvis An-
timon talis.

Antimonial Wine. See Vinnm An-
timon ii.

Antimo'nii et Potas'sa? Tar'tras.
(U.S. Ph.) Tartrate of Antimony and
Potassa, or Tartar Emetic. See Class
VIII.

Antimo'nii Sulpnure'tum. (U.S.
Ph.) Sulphuret of Antimony.

Antimo'nium Sulphura'tum.
(U.S. and Br. Ph.) Sulphurated Anti-
mony, or Precipitated Sulphuret of Anti-
mony. A tersulphuret of antimony, with
a small and variable amount of the
teroxide of antimony. An orange-red
powder, whence it has been termed anti-
mo'nii sulphur e' turn au'reum (Ed. Ph.), or
"golden sulphuret of antimony."

Antimo'nium Tartara'tum. (Br.
Ph.) Tartarated Antimony. The same
as Antimonii et Potassa? Tartras.

A'rnm. (U.S. Ph.) Indian Turnip.
See Class XII.

Button Snakeroot. See Eryngium
Aquaticum.

Cephae' Us Ipecaeuan'ha. See Ipe-
cacuanha.

? Col'chirum. See Classes XXI. and X.

Dragon Root. See Arum.

? Elecampane. See Inula.

Eryn'gium Aquat'icam. Button Snake-
root.

Eupato'rium. (U.S. Ph.) Tho-
Toughwort, or Boneset. See Class II.,
Section TIL

Indian Tobacco. See Eobelia.

Indian Turnip. See Arum.

? In'ula. Elecampane. •

Ipecaeuan'ha. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
ipecacuan, or Ipecac. See Class VIII.
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Eobe'Iia. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Indian
Tobacco. See Class VIII.

Precipitated Sulphuret of Antimony.
See Antimonium Sulphuratmn.

Pul'vis Antimonia'lis. (Br. Ph.)
Antimonial Powder. A powder consist-
ing chiefly of bone-phosphate of lime
and antimonious acid. Essentially the
same as James's Powder.

Tartar Emetic. See Antimonii et
Potassa? Tartras.

Tartrate of Antimony and Potassa.
See Antimonii et Potassa? Tartras.

Vi'nmn Antimonia'le. (Br. Ph.)
Antimonial Wine. See next article.

Vi'num Antimo'nii. (U. s 5. Ph.)
Antimonial Wine, or Wine of Antimony.
A solution of tartar emetic in sherry wine.
See Class VIII.

Water Eryngo. See Eryngiuna
Aquaticum.

SECTION II —Refrigerant Diaphoretics.
. 'Acetate of Ammonia (Solution of).
See liquor Ammonia? Acetatis.

Ammo'nia? Aceta'tis Iii'quor.
(Br. Ph.) Solution of Acetate of Am-
monia. See liiquor Ammonia? Ace-
tatis.

Ammo'nia? Carbo'nas. (U.S. and
Br. Ph. ) Carbonate of Ammonia. Sal Vol-
atile, or Smelling Salts. See Class III.

A'qua Ac'idi Carbon'ici. (U.S.
Ph.) Carbonic Acid Water. Water im-
pregnated with five times its bulk of
carbonic acid.

Carbonate of Ammonia. See Ammo-
nia? Carbonas.

Carbonic Acid Water. See Aqua
AcMi Carbonici.

Citrate of Potassa. See Potassa? Ci-
tras.

Iii'quor Ammo'nia? Aceta'tis.
(U.S. and Br. Ph.) Solution of Acetate
of Ammonia. Also called Sjnr'itus Min-
deve'ri, or Spirit of Mindererus.

Li'quor Ammo'nise Citra'tis. Solution
of Citrate of Ammonia.

? Iii'quor Cal'cii Chlo'ridi. (U.S.
Ph.) Solution of Chloride of Calcium.
See Class X.

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REFRIGERANT AND STIMULATING DIAPHORETICS.



Li'qnor Potas'sa? Citra'tis. (U.S.

Ph.) Solution of Citrate of Potassa.

Nitrate of Potassa, or Nitre. See Po-
tassa" Nitras.

Potas'sa? Ci'tras. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Citrate of Potassa. See Class VI.

Potas'sse Ni'tras. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Nitrate of Potash, or Nitre. See
Class VI.

Potas'sii Ferrocyan'idum. (U.S.
Ph.) Ferrocyanide of Potassium. See
Class VI.

Solution of Acetate of Ammonia. See
Liquor Ammonise Acetatis.

Solution of Citrate of Ammonia. See
Liquor Ammonia? Citratis.

Solution of Citrate of Potassa. See
Liquor Potassa? Citratis.

Spirit of Nitrous, or Nitric, Ether.
See Spiritus JEUieris Sfitrosi.

Spir'itus JB'theris Mitro'si. (U.S.
and Br. Ph.) Spirit of Nitrous Ether,
or Sweet Spirit of Nitre (formerly Spirit
of Nitric Ether). See Class IV.

Spir'itits Mindere'ri, or Spirit of Min-
dererus. See Liquor Ammonia? Ace-
tatis.

Sweet Spirit of Nitre. See Spiritus
JEtSieris BJitrosi.

SECTION III.— Stimulating and Altera-
tive Diaphoretics.

Acrid Lettuce. See Lactuca Virosa.

Adanso'nia Dlgita'ta. The Baobab-
tree.

American Dittany. See Cunila Ma-
riana.

Ammoni'acnm. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Ammoniac. See Class XII.

? Ammo'niie Phos'phas. (Br. Ph.)
Phosphate of Ammonia.

? A'quaAmino'nise. (U.S. Ph.) So-
lution of Ammonia. See Classes XVII.
and XXII.

Aristolo' chia Serpenta' ria. See Ser-
pentaria.

Ascle'pias. (U.S. Ph.) Butterfly-
weed. The root of Ascle'pias tnbero'sn.

Ascle'pias Tubero'm. See Asclepias.

Balm. See Melissa.

Baobab. See Atlansonia Itigitata.

Bark of Sassafras Root. See Sassa-
fras Radicis Cortex.

Bisulphurct of Carbon, or Sulphuret
of Carbon.

Boneset. Sec Eupatorium.

Burdock. See Lappa.

Butterflyweed. See Asclepias.

Calot'ropis Gigante'a. Madar, or Mu-
dar.

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Car'thamos. (U.S. Ph.) Dyer's
Saffron, or Safflower. The flowers of
Car' thamus tincto'rius.

? Col'chicum. See Classes XXI. and X.

Cro'cus. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Saffron.
See Class IV.

Cuni' la Maria' na. American Dittany.

Daph'ne Gnid'ium. See Mezereum.

Daph'ne Mezere'um. See Mezereum.

Dorste'nia Contrayer'va. (Aromatio
and tonic.)

Dyer's Saffron. See Carthamus.

Elder. See Sambncus.

Eupatorium. (U.S. Ph.) Thorough-
wort, or Boneset. See Class II., Sec-
tion III.

Guaiac. See Gnaiaci Resina.

Guai'aci Lig'num. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Guaiacum Wood. Lignum Vitse.
The wood of Guai'acitm officina'le.

Guai'aci Resi'na. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.)* Guaiac. The concrete juice of
Guai'acitm officina'le (U.S. Ph.). The
resin obtained from the stem of Guaia-
cum officinale (Br. Ph.).

Guai'acum Officina'le. See Guaiaci
Resina.

Junip'erus Sabi'na. See Sabina.

Lactu'ca Viro'sa. Acrid Lettuce. See
Class V.

Lappa. (U.S. Ph.) Burdock. See
Class IX.

Lau'rus Sas'safras. See Sassafras.

Li'quor Ammo'nia?. (Br. Ph.) See
Aqua Ammonia?.

Madar. See Calotropis Gigantea.

Magno'lia. (U.S. Ph.) Magnolia.
See Class II., Section III.

? Melissa. (U.S. Ph.) Balm. Sea
Class II., Section IV.

Meze'reon. See Mezereum.

Mezere'um. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Mezereon. See Class XVI.

Mudar. See Calotropis Gigantea.

Oil of Cajuput. See Oleum Caju-
puti.

Oleum Cajupu'ti. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Oil of Cajuput. The volatile oil
obtained from the leaves of Melaleu'ca
cajupu'ti (U.S. Ph.). The oil distilled from
the leaves of Melaleu'ca mi' nor (Br. Ph.).

/ Orig'anum Vulga're. Common Mar-
joram.

Petro'leum. Rock Oil. See Class IV.

? Polyg'ala Rubel'la. (U.S. Ph.)
Bitter Polygala. See Class II., Section II.

Prickly Ash. See Xantlioxyluni.

Rock Oil. See Petroleum.

Sabi'na. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Savine.
See Class XIII.

Sambu'cus. (U.S. and Br. PL.)



ALTERATIVE DIAPHORETICS.— EXPECTORANTS.



Elder. The flowers of Sambu'-cus Cana-
deii'sis (U.S. Ph.). The fresh flowers
of Sombu'cus ni'yra (Br. Ph.).

? Sar'sa. (Br. Ph.) See Class XXI.

? Sarsaparil'la. (U.S. Ph.) See
Class XXI.

? Sassafras. (Br. Ph.) Sassafras
Root. The dried root of Sas'safras offi-
cinale. See next article.

? Sas'safras Radi'cis Cor'tex.
(U.S. Ph.) Sassafras Root. (Stimulant
and aromatic.)

Serpenta'ria. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Serpentary, or Virginia Snakeroot. See
Class II., Section III.

Serpentary. See Serpentaria.



Solution of Ammonia. See Aqna
Ammonia?.

Sul phur Lo'tum. (U. S. Ph.)
Washed Sulphur. See Class IX., Section
II.

Sulphur Sublima'tum. (U. S.
and Br. Ph.) Sublimed Sulphur. See
Class IX., Section II.

Sulphuret of Carbon. The same as
Bisulpliui'et of Carbon.

Thoroughwort. See Eupatorium.

Virginia Snakeroot. See Serpenta-
ria.

Xantlhox'ylum. (U.S. Ph.) Prickly
Ash. The bark of Xanthox'ylum frax-
in'eum.



CLASS XII.
exp'ectorants.



MEDICTNES WHICH INCREASE THE SECRETION FROM THE MUCOUS MEMBRANE OF THE
AIR-CELLS AND AIR-PASSAGES OF THE LUNGS OR FACILITATE ITS DISCHARGE.



Ace'tum Scil'fce. (U.S. Ph.) Vine-
gar of Squill.

? Ac'idum Benzo'icum. (Br. Ph.)
A substance in feathery crystalline
plates, nearly white.

Al'linm. (U.S. Ph.) Garlic. The
bulb of Al'linm sati'vum.

Al'linm Ce'pa. Onion.

Ammoniac. See Ammoniacum.

Ammoni'acum. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Ammoniac. The concrete juice of Do-
re' ma Ammoni'acum (U.S. Ph.). A gum-
resinous exudation from the stem of
Dorema ammoniacum (Br. Ph.).

Antimo'nii et Potas'sa? TTar'tras.
(U.S. Ph.) Tartar Emetic. Tartrate of
Antimony and Potassa. See Class VIII.

Antimo'nium Tartara'tum. (Br.
Ph.) Tartarated Antimony. Tartar
Emetic.

Arum. (U.S. Ph.) Indian Turnip,
or Dragon Root. The cormus of A'rum
triphyl'lum.

Ascle'pias. (U.S. Ph.) Butterfly-
weed, or Pleurisy Root. See Class XL

Ascle'pias Syri'aca. Common Silk-
weed.

Assafcet'ida. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Assafetida. See Class IV.

Balsam of Peru. See Balsamuni
Peruviannm.

Balsam of Tolu. See Balsamum
Tola tan 11 in.

Bal'samum Periivia'nnm. (U.S.
And Br. Ph.) Balsam of Peru. The



prepared juice of Myrosper'mum Peruif-
erum (U.S. Ph.). A balsam obtained
from the stem of Myrosper'mum Perei'rce
(Br. Ph.).

Bal'samum Toluta'num. (U.S.
and Br. Ph.) Balsam of Tolu. The
juice of Myrosper'mum loluiferum (U.S.
Ph.). A balsam obtained by incision
from the stem of Myrospermum tolui/e-
rum (Br. Ph.).

? Benzoic Acid. See Acidum Ben-
zoiciim.

Benzoin. See Benzoinum.

Benzo'inuin. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Benzoin. The concrete juice of Sty'rax
ben'zoin (U.S. Ph.). A resinous exudation
from the stem of Styrax benzoin (Br. Ph. ).

Black Snakeroot. See <'imicifug-a.

Butterfly weed. See Asclepias.

Button Snakeroot. See Eryngiam
Aquaticum.

Cephae'lis Ipecacuan'ha. See Ipe-
cacuanha.

Cimicif'uga. (U.S. Ph.) Black
Snakeroot. See Class VII.

Common Silkweed. See Asclepias
Syriaca.

Dore'ma Ammoni'acum. See Ammo-
niacum.

Dragon Root. See Arum.

Elecampane. See Inula.

t Eryn'gium Aquat'icum. Button

Snakeroot. See Class XL, Section I.

Fer'ula Assafcet'ida. See Assafret-
ida.

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EXPECTORANTS.— EMMENAGOGUES.



Galbannm. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
The concrete juice of an undetermined
plant (U.S. Ph.). A gum resin derived
from an unascertained umbelliferous
plant (Br. Ph.).

Garlic. See Allium.

Indian Tobacco. See Lobelia.

Indian Turnip. See Arum.

? Inula. (U.S. Ph.) Elecampane.
See Class II., Section II.

Ipecacuan. See Ipecacuanha.

Ipecacuan'ha. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Ipecacuan. See Class VIII.

Lobelia. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Indian
Tobacco. See Class VIII.

Myrosper' mum Peruif erum. See Bal-
sanium Peruvianutn.

Myrosper' mum Toluif erum. See B&l-
samum Tolutanum.

Naph'thalin. A substance obtained
from the distillation of coal tar.

Nar'thex Assqfcet'ida. See Assaftot-
ida.

Onion. See Allium Cepa.



? Pix Liq/uida. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Tar.

Pleurisy Root. See Asclepias.

Polyy'ala Sen'ega. See Senega.
Prepared Storax. See Styrax Prae-
paratus.

Sell' la. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Squill.
The bulb of Scil'la marit'ima (U.S. Ph.).
The dried bulb of Urgin'eascil'la (Br. Ph.).

Sen'ega. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Seneka.
The root of Polyy'ala sen'ega.

Seneka. See Senega.

Squill. See So ilia.

Storax. See Styrax.

Sty'rax. (U.S. Ph.) Storax. Thepre-
pared juice of Liquidam' bar Orienta'le.

Styrax Benzoin. See Benzoinnm.

Sty'rax Prsepara'tus. (Br. Ph.)
Prepared Storax. A balsam obtained
from the bark of Liquidam' bar Orien-
ta'le. The same as Styrax.

Urfjin'ea Scil'la. See Scilla.

Water Eryngo. See Eryngium
Aqciaticum.



CLASS XIII.
EMMENAGOGUES.



MEDICINES WHICH PROMOTE THE MENSTRUAL SECRETION.



Achille'a Millefolium. (U.S. Ph.)
Milfoil, or Yarrow. The herb and flowers
of Achillea millefolium.

Aga've America' na. American Aloe.

Al'oe Barbaden'sis. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Barbadoes Aloes. See Class IX.

Al'oe Socotri'na. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Socotrine Aloes. See Class IX.

American Aloe. See Agave Ameri-
cana.

Balsamodeu' dron Myr'rha. See Myr-
rlia.

Barbadoes Aloes. See Aloe Barba*
densis.

Biborate of Soda. See Borax.

Black Hellebore. See Helleborus.

Borate of Soda. See Soda? Boras.

Bo'rax. (Br. Ph.) Borax. Biborate
of Soda. See Soda? Boras.

Cantharides. See €a nth avis.

Can'tliaris. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Spanish Flies. Canthar'ides. See Class
XVI.

Can'tharis Vitta'ta. Potato Flies.

Castor. See Castoreum.

Cas'tor Fi'ber. See Castoreum.

Casto'reum. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Castor. See Class IV.
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? Cata'ria. (U.S. Ph.) Catnep. See
Class IV.

Cotton Root. See Gossypii Radix.

Fer'ri Chlo'ridum. (U. S. Ph.)
Chloride of Iron; also called Perehlo-
ride of Iron.

Fer'ri Iod'idum. (Br. Ph.) Iodide
of Iron. A brownish-green crystalline
substance, soluble in water.

Fer'ri Subcarbo'nas. (U.S. Ph.)
Subcarbonate of Iron. See ClassIL, Sec-
tion V.

^SS* Most of the preparations of Iron
may sometimes be used as emmenagogues.

Gossypii Radix. (U.S. Ph.) Cot-
ton Root. The root of Gossypium herba-
ceum and of other species of Gosxypium.

Guaiac. See Guaiaci Resina.

Guai'aci Resi'na. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Guaiac. See Class XL

Guai'acum Officina' le. See Guaiaci
Resina.

Hellebore, Black. See Helleborus.

Helleb'orus. (U.S. Ph.) Black
Hellebore. See Class IX.

In'ula. (U.S. Ph.) Elecampane. See
Class II., Section II.

Iodide of Iron. See Ferri Iodiduuii



EMMENAGOGUES— SIALAGOGUES.— ERRHINES.



Iron. See Ferri.

Junip'erus Setbi'na. See Sabina.

Junip'erus Virginaa'na. (U.S.

Ph.) Red Cedar. The tops of Juniperus
Virginiana.

Madder. See Bubia.

Milfoil. See Achillea Millefolium.

Myrrh. See Myrrha.

Myr'rha. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Myrrh.
See Class II., Section II.

Nep'eta Cata'ria. See Cataria.

O'lenm Sabi'nx. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Oil of Savine.

? Orig' 'annni Vulga're. Marjoram.

Polyg'ala Sen'ega. See Senega.

Potato Plies. See Cantharis Vit-
tata.

Red Cedar. See Juniperus Virgi-
niana.

Rosemary. See Rosmarinus.



Rosmarinus. (U.S. Ph.) Rosemary.
See Class II., Section IV.

?Ru'bia. (U.S. Ph.) Madder. The
root of Ru'bia tincto'rum.

Rue. See Rut a.

Ru'ta. (U.S. Ph.) Rue. See Class TV.

Sabi'na. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) The
tops of Junip'erus sabi'na.

f Sagape'num. (Lond. Ph.) The gum
resin of an uncertain plant. See Class IV.

Savine. See Sabina.

Sen'ega. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Seneka.
See Class XII.

Seneka. See Senega.

So'd.-e Boras. (U.S. Ph.) Borate of
Soda, or Boras. See Classes VI. and X.

Spanish Plies. See Cantharis.

Subcarbonate of Iron. See Ferri
Subcarbonas.

Yarrow. See Achillea Millefolium.



CLASS XIV.
SIALAGOGUES.



MEDICINES "WHICH PROMOTE THE SECRETION OP SALIVA.



Anacyc'lus Pyr'ethrum. See Pyre-
thrum.

Black Oxide of Mercury. See Hy-
drargyri Oxidnm Nigrum.

Cal'amus. (U.S. Ph.) Sweet Flag.
See Class II., Section IV.

Cinnabar. See Hydrargyri Sul-
phuretum Rubrum.

Hydrar'gyri Ox'idum Ni'gmm. Black
Oxide of Mercury.

Hydrar'gyri Sulphure' 'turn Ru'brum.
Red Sulphuret of Mercury, or Cinna-



bar. (Sometimes used in fumigation as
a rapid sialagogue.)

Hydrar'gyrum. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
(^Ssi" Mercury, and most of its com-
pounds, may be used as sialagogues.) See
Class XXI.

Mercury. See Hydrargyrum.

Pellitory. See Pyrethrum.

Pyr'ethrum. (U.S. Ph.) Pellitory.
The root of Anacyc'lus pyr'ethrum.

Red Sulphuret of Mercury. See Hy-
drargyri Sulphu return Rubrum.



CLASS XY.
ERRHINES.



MEDICINES WHICH PROMOTE THE SECRETION PROM THE MUCOUS MEMBRANE OP
THE NOSTRILS.



Armora'cia. (Br. Ph.) Horseradish
Root. The fresh root of Cochlea 'ria
armora'cia. See Class X.

Asarabac'ca. The root and leaves of
As' arum Europm'um.

Bloodroot. See Sanguinaria.

Cochlea' ria Armora'cia. See Armo-
racia.

Convalla'ria Maja'lis. Lily of the
Valley.



Eupho'r'bium. See Class XVI.

False Sunflower. See Helenium
Autumnale.

Hele'nium Autumna'le. False Sun-
flower, or Sneezewort.

Horseradish. See Armoracia.

Hydrar'gyri Snl'phas Fla'va.
(U.S. Ph.). Yellow Sulphate of Mer-
cury, or Turpeth Mineral. See Class
VIII.

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ERRHLNES.— EPISPASTICS.



Lily of the Valley. See Convallaria
Majalis.

Sanguina'ria. (U.S. Ph.) Blood-
root. See Class VIII.

Sneezewort. See Helenium An-
In in 11 ale.

Snuff — or Tobacco in powder.



Turpeth Mineral. See Hydrargyri
Sulphas Flava.

Vera'tria. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) See
Class VIII., Section I.

1 Vera'trnm Album. (U.S. Ph.)
White Hellebore.



CLASS XVI.

EPISPASTICS.



MEDICINES WHICH WHEN APPLIED TO THE SKIN PRODUCE A BLISTER.



Ace'tnm Ganthar'idis. Vinegar of
Spanish Flies.

Ac'idum Acet'icum G-lacia'le.

(Br. Ph.) Glacial Acetic Acid. A color-
less liquid, which is converted, when
cooled to nearly 32°, into colorless, pris-
matic crystals. Specific gravity, 1.065.

t Anacar'dium Occidenta'le. See Class
XVIII.

A'qua Ammo'nise For 'tior. ( U.S.
Ph.) Stronger Water (or Solution) of
Ammonia. See Class XVII.

Argen'ti Wi'tras Fn'sa. (U. S.
Ph.) Fused Nitrate of Silver, or Lunar
Caustic.

Cantharides. See Cantharis.

Can'tharis. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Spanish Flies. Cantharides. Can'tharis
vesicato' ria.

Can'tharis Vitta'ta. Potato Flies.

Cerate of Spanish Flies. See Cera-
tum Cantharidis.

Cera'tum Canthar'idis. (U.S. Ph.)
Cerate of Spanish Flies, or Blistering Ce-
rate.

Crowfoot. See Ranunculus.

Daph'ne Mezere'um. See Mezereum.

Dir'c.a Palus'tris. Leather-wood.

Emplas'trum Pi'cis cum Can-
thar'ide. (U.S. Ph.) Plaster of Pitch
with Spanish Flies.

f Enphor'bium. (Ed. Ph.) The con-
crete resinous juice of undetermined
species of Euphorbia.
642



Fused Nitrate of Silver. See Ar«
genti Nitras Fusa.

Glacial Acetic Acid. See Acidum
Aceticum Glaciale.

Leather-wood. See Dirca I'alus-
tris.

Liniment of Spanish Flies. See lini-
mentum Cantharidis.

linimen'tum Canthar'idis. (U.S.
and Br. Ph.) Liniment of Spanish Flies,
or Liniment of Cantharides.

Lunar Caustic. See Arg-enti Nitras
Fusa.

Mezereon. See Mezerenm.

Mezere'um. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Me-
zereon. The bark of Daph'ne Mezere'um
and of Daph'ne Gnid'ium (U.S. Ph.).
The dried bark of Daphne mezereum, or
Daph'ne laureo'la (Br. Ph.).

Ointment of Spanish Flies. See Un-
gueiitum Cantharidis.

Potato Flies. See Cantharis Tit-
tata.

Rannn'culus. (U.S. Ph.) Crowfoot.
The cormus and herb of Jtanun' cuius
bulbo'sus.

Sabadil'la. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Ceva-
dilla. See Class IX.

Stronger Solution of Ammonia. See
Aqua Ammonise Fortior.

Unguen'tum Canthar'idis. (Er.
Ph.) Ointment of Spanish Flies.

Vinegar of Spanish Flies. See Acc-
tum Cantharidis.



RUBEFACIENTS.— ESCHAROTICS.

CLASS XYII.

RUBEFACIENTS.

MEDICINES WHICH INFLAME THE SKIN WITHOUT VESICATING AS AN ORDINARY

RESULT.



A'bies Canaden'sis. See Pix Cana-
densis.

A'bies Excel' sa. See Pix Bnrgnn-
dica.

Ac'idum Acet'icum Glacia'le.
(Br. Ph.) Glacial Acetic Acid. See Class
XVI.

Amnio'nieelii'qiiorFor'tior. (Br.
Ph.) See next article.

A'qna Aiiimo'isise For'tior. (U.S.
Ph.) Stronger Water of Ammonia.

Armora'cia. (Br. Ph.) Horseradish
Root. See Classes XV. and X.

Burgundy Pitch. See Pix Curgun-
dica.

Canada Pitch. See Pax Canaden-
sis.

Cap'sicum. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Ca-
yenne Pepper. See Class III.

Cayenne Pepper. See Capsicum.

Cochlea' ria Armora' cia. See Armo-
racia.

Crowfoot. See Ranunculus.

El'emi. (Br. Ph.) Elemi. A concrete
resinous exudation : botanical source un-
determined, probably from Cana'rium
comntu'ne.

Glacial Acetic Acid. See Acidum
Aceticnni Glaciale.

Horseradish. See Armoracia.

Liniment of Ammonia. See Xiini-
mentum Ammonia?.

Linimen'tum Ammo'nige. (U.S.
and Br. Ph.) Liniment of Ammonia, or
Volatile Liniment.

Id'qnor Ammo'nise. (Br. Ph.) So-



lution of Ammonia. The same as Aqua
Ammonia;.

Mustard. See Sinapis Alba.

Oil of Rosemary. See Oleum Ros-
marinus.

Oil of Turpentine. See Oleum Tere-
binthina?.

O'leum Rosmari'ni. (U.S. and
Br. Ph.) Oil of Rosemary.

Oleum Sabi'nse. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Oil of Savine. See Class XIII.

O'leum Terebin'tliina?. (U.S. and
Br. Ph.) Oil of Turpentine. See Class X.

Pi'nus A'bies. See Pix JSurgim-
dica.

Pi'nus Canaden' sis. See Pix Cana>
densis.

Pix Burgnn'dica. (U.S. and Br.
Ph.) Burgundy Pitch. The prepared
concrete juice of A'bies excel' sa (U.S.
Ph.). A resinous exudation from the
stem of Abies excelsa (Br. Ph.).

Pix Canaden'sis. (U.S. Ph.) Canada
Pitch, or Hemlock Pitch. The prepared
concrete juice of A'bies Canaden'sis.

Rannncnlns. (U.S. Ph.) Crowfoot.
See Class XVI.

Sina'pis. (Br. Ph.) Mustard. Sina'-
pis ni'gra and Sina'pis al'ba. The seeds
reduced to powder, mixed.

Sina'pis Al'ba. (U.S. Ph.) "White
Mustard. The seed of Sinapis alba.

Sina'pis Sl'gra. (U.S. Ph.) Black
Mustard. The seed of Sinapis nigra.

Stronger Water (or Solution) of Am-
monia. See Aqua Ammonia? Fortior.



CLASS XYIII.
ESCHAROTICS. •

SUBSTANCES WHICH DESTROY THE LIFE OF THE PART TO WHICH THEY ARE APPLIED,
AND PRODUCE A SLOUGH.



Ac'idum Arsenio'snm. (U.S. and
Br. Ph.) Arsenious Acid. White Arsenic,
or White Oxide of Arsenic. A white pow-
der, sparingly soluble in water, and en-
tirely volatilized by heat. See Class XXI.

Ac'idum. Chro'micum. Chromic Acid.



Ac'idum 3fi'tricum. (U.S. and Br.

Ph.) Nitric Acid, or Aqua Fortis. See
Class II., Section V.

Ac'idum Snlphu'ricum. (U.S. and
Br. Ph.) Sulphuric Acid. See Class II.,
Section V.

643



ESCHAROTICS.



Alu'men Exsicca' turn. Dried Alum.
Anacar'dium Occident a' le, or Cashew
Nut.

Antiino'nii Terchlo'ridi Li'quor.

(Br. Ph.) Solution of Terchloride of
Antimony.

A' qua For'tis. See Acidum Nltri-

CHIll.

Argenti Jfi'tras. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Nitrate of Silver, or Lunar Caustic. A
heavy, colorless, anhydrous salt, wholly
soluble in distilled water.

Arsenious Acid. See Acidum Arse-
niosum.

Bichloride of Mercury. See Hydrar-
gyri Chloridum Corrosivum.

Blue Vitriol. See Cupri Sulphas.

Calx. (U.S. and Br. Ph.) Lime.

Cashew Nut. See Anacardium Oc-
cidentals

Caustic Potash. See Potassa fans-
tica.

Caustic Soda. See Soda Caustica.

Chloride of Zinc. See Zinci Chlo-
ridum.

Chromic Acid. See Acidum Chro-
mieum.

Common Caustic. See Potassa.

Corrosive Sublimate. See Hydrar-
gyri Chloridum Corrosivum.

Creasote. See Creasotum.

Creasotum. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Creasote. See Class V.

Cu'pri. Ni'tras. Nitrate of Copper.

Cu'pri Subace'tas. (U.S. Ph.) Sub-
acetate of Copper, or Verdigris. A sub-
stance in pale-green masses.

Cu'pri Sul'phas. (U.S. and Br. Ph.)
Sulphate of Copper, or Blue Vitriol. See
Class I. and II.

Dried Alum. See Alumen Exsic-
catum.

Hydrar'gyri Chlo'ridum Corro-
si'vuiu. (U.S. Ph.) Corrosive Chlo-
ride of Mercury, or Corrosive Sublimate.
A substance in colorless crystals or crys-
talline masses, which are fusible by heat
and entirely soluble in water, alcohol,
and ether. See Class XXI.

Hydrar'gyri Witra'tis Li'quor
Ac'idus. (Br. Ph.) Acid Solution of
the Nitrate of Mercury.



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