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.
Terpini Hydras. In large doses (10 to I5 gr.) is diuretic. Give in pills or capsules. As a diuretic, it is rather irritating. In small doses (I to 3 gr.) it enters into a number of elixirs used in bronchitis, cystitis, etc.