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.
Kola, Cola Acuminata, is a heart tonic inducing diuresis and retarding tissue waste, and indicated in depressed and enfeebled states of the heart, muscular system, and in depressed states of the mind and nervous system. It has also been recommended in chronic diarrhea with lack of tone. Dose, f.e., 10 to 30 I.