Water Dock: has long been esteemed in Scurvy. It is highly spoken of by LinnAeus.¶ In Syphilis and Syphilitic Affections, it is used in America as an efficient substitute for Sarsaparilla.

* Dublin Hosp. Gaz., Nov. 15,1857. Med. Commentaries, vol. vii. p. 217. Obstetric Medicine, p. 233. § Dis. of Females, pp. 112, 122.

|| Recherches sur les Causes de la Gravelle, pp. 39 - 126.

¶ Correspondence of Linnaeus, vol ii p. 476.

It may be given in conjunction with Iodine or Mercury. Dose of the decoction (oz. j. of the root, Water Oj.), fl. drm. j. - fl. drs. ij., thrice daily. It is also stated to cure the most inveterate forms of Scabies as quickly as Sulphur. *