Nat. ord., Scrophulariaceae?

Balmony. Snake-head, Turtle-head.

A common perennial herbaceous plant, a foot or two in height, indigenous to the United States. The closely-clustered, white, rose-coloured, or purple flowers resembling in shape the head of a snake or tortoise, has given the common name to this plant, of which a short notice is given in Hale's New Remedies.

Part employed. - The whole plant.

Preparation. - Tincture.