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.