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.
Penthorum, Virginia Stonecrop. The f.e. or ec. tr. in 5 to 20 I. doses increases the functional activity of the stomach. The homeopaths use smaller doses in chronic coryza.