Gale'ga officina'lis, Galega, European Goat's Rue, N.F. -- The dried flowering herb with no stems over 4 Mm. (1/6') thick or more than 3 p.c. of foreign organic matter; S. Europe. Small perennial; stem smooth, 15-45 Cm. (6-18') long, usually cut and broken; leaves imparipinnate, leaflets bright green, lanceolate, 2-5 Cm. (4/5-2') long, 2-6 Mm. (1/12-1/4') broad; flowers white, violet, racemes; odor indictinct; taste mucilaginous, slightly bitter, astringent -- colors saliva yellowish-green. Powder, yellowish-green -- stomata, non-glandular hairs, tracheae, crystal-fibers with calcium oxalate monoclinic prisms, isodiametric parenchyma, pollen grains, few or no starch grains; solvent: diluted alcohol; contains bitter principle, tannin, ash 12 p.c. , diuretic, diaphoretic, vermifuge. Dose, 3ss-1 (2-4 Gm.); 1. Fluidextractum Galegae (diluted alcohol).