(U. S. Ph.) Dog's Bane. Fly-trap. Nat. Ord. Apocyneae. Linn. Syst. Pentandria Digynia. Hab. The whole of North America.
Med. Prop. and Action. The root is emetic and diaphoretic. It is stated to be an excellent substitute for Ipecacuanha, by which name, indeed, it is known in the Eastern States of America. It is employed in the same cases as the latter drug.
Dose. Emetic, gr. xxx. - xl; diaphoretic, gr. v. - x.