Common Rosemary. Nat. Ord. LabiatAe. Linn. Syst. Diandria Monogynia. Hab. South of Europe and Asia Minor. Cultivated in England.
Offic. Prep. 1. Oleum Rosmarini (the Oil distilled in England from the flowering tops). Dose, ej. - ev.
S. Spiritus Rosmarini (English Oil of Rosemary fl. ox j.; Rectified Spirit fl. oz. ix.). This Spirit contains about thirty-one times as much Oil of Rosemary as Spirit us Rosmarini (Ph. Lond.).
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Dote of Rosemary tops, gr. x. - gr. xl. in infusion; but they are rarely given internally.
2385. In Alopecia or Baldness, the Volatile Oil, diluted with some bland fixed oil, has been advised as a stimulant liniment. I have seen apparent benefit from the daily use of an infusion, in preventing the hair falling off after fevers and debilitating diseases.