Contractions. - Cann-I. Can-i.
Nat. ord., Cannabinaceae.
Indian Hemp. Ganjah, Hachshish.
There seems to be no botanical difference between C.
Indica and C. sativa, but the physiological action of the latter has been materially modified by cultivation and growth in a mild climate.
The substance used in the fragmentary provings of this drug was the resin of the Indian Hemp, prepared from the imported Ganjah, or dried flowering Hemp, and often called in the shops Cannabin. The process for preparing it is complex and troublesome, and the article can be readily obtained pure from the manufacturing chemists, as Extractum Cannabis Indicae, P.B.
Preparation. - Tincture, using rectified spirit.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Brit. Jour. of Horn., xvii.
Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.