Contraction. - Lam.

Lamium album. Nat. ord., Labiate.

Synonyms. - L. vulgatum, L. lasvigatum, L. maculatum.

Fig. - E. B., 768.

Dead Nettle. For. names: German, Weissbienensaug, Weisse Taubenessel; French, Ortie blanche.

Habitat. - Borders of fields and waste places throughout Europe and Russian Asia; abundant.

Flowering time. - Spring and summer.

Parts employed. - The fresh herb.

Characters. - Leaves cordate, acuminate, deeply serrate, stalked; calycine teeth long, subulate, always spreading. Corolla with tube curved upwards, having within a hairy ring, the throat dilated, upper lip oblong, lateral lobes of lower lip with 1 to 3 subulate teeth.

Time for collecting. - While in flower and seed.

Preparation. - Tincture, corresponding in alcoholic strength with proof spirit.

Reference to Horn. Proving. - Arch., xii.

Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and lx, Tincture only. 1 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.