Contractions. - Meph-p. Mep.

Class, Mammalia; Order, Ferae; Family, Mustelidae; Genus, Mephitis.

The Skunk. For. names: German, Nordamerikanisches Stinkthier; French, Putois d'Amerique.

The secretion of the preputial follicles of this animal has a most powerfully offensive odour. It must be obtained in America, direct from the animal.

Preparation. - Trituration.

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

Proper forms for dispensing. - lx to 3, Trituration only. 4, dilute Tincture only. 5 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.