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.
Salix Nigra Aments, Pussy-Willow Buds. This drug is urged as of marked value in controlling sexual hyperesthesia. It is used in satyriasis. erotomania. nymphomania, and spermatorrhea. It is suggested in difficult menstruation, hysteria, and ovarian congestion. (Ec. tr., I0 to 30 1Tl; @, 30 to 60 I..) This remedy has not been very extensively used as yet, and it is altogether probable that its advocates claim too much for it.
Small doses are not effective. In my hands large doses have given fair satisfaction. Use only green bud preparations.