This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Diuretin. An active diuretic recommended in dropsy and nephritis, especially that following scarlet fever. Dose, I5 gr. in powder or capsule, followed by water, four or five times a day.