(Not official.) - The dried seed of Hordeum dis-tichum (nat. ord. Graminaceae) divested of its integuments.

Habitat

Britain.

Characters

White, rounded, with a light longitudinal furrow.

Action And Therapeutics Of Pearl Barley

Barley water (1 to 15 of boiling water) forms a pleasant demulcent drink, especially if the throat be dry and sore. It is also given for the diarrhoeas of infants.