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.
Pareira. An alterative diuretic of value in urinary troubles, dropsy, and rheumatism. Large doses are laxative. This agent markedly relieves gleet and chronic cystitis. (F.e., 30 to 60 I.)