This section is from the book "Text-Book Of Materia Medica For Nurses", by Lavinia L. Dock. Also available from Amazon: Text-book of materia medica for nurses.
The fresh and dried tops of Cystisus Scoparius, of Europe and the United States. They contain two active principles, scoparine and sparteine. Scoparius is an excellent diuretic. Its alkaloid only official.
Dose of the infusion, ℥ i.
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