Contractions. - Oleand. Oln.

Nerium Oleander. Nat. ord., Apocynaceae.

Fig. - Flora Horn., pl. 45.

Common Rosebay. For. names: German, Lorbeer-rose; French, Le Laurose; Italian, Oleandro; Spanish, Adelfa.

Habitat. - Southern Europe and East Indies.

Parts employed. - The fresh or dry leaves of the wild plant.

Characters. - On short stalks, linear-lanceolate, acute, entire, smooth, coriaceous, evergreen, marked with numerous transverse ribs or veins beneath.

Time for collecting. - Just at the commencement of flowering.

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

Reference to Horn. Proving. - R. A. M. L., i.

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