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.