Nat. ord., Caprifoliaceae.
Fever-root, Fever-wort, or Wild Ipecac.
A perennial plant, found in the United States. The whole plant is bitter, but the root is the most active part. The herbaceous stems, several of which usually arise from the same root, are about 4 feet high.
Dr. Hale gives a fragmentary proving of this in his New Remedies.
Part employed. - The root.
Preparation. - Tincture.