Cuckoo Flower. Nat. Ord. CruciferAe. Linn. Syst. Tetradynamia Siliculosa. Hab. Europe, England.

Med. Prop.and Action. Stimulant and tonic. Dose of the dried flower gr. cxx. - gr. clxxx.

Therapeutic Uses. Spasmodic Diseases. Sir G. Baker has published two cases of Chorea, one of Spasmodic Asthma, one of Hemiplegia, and one of Spasmodic Affection of the lower extremities, in which the flowers of the Cardamine apparently effected a cure. Not much reliance is to be placed on their effcacy. They are rarely employed.