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PAGE. Pleurisy, ............ 30, 48, 49 South-Sea-tea, ............. 38 Pleurisy, inflammatory, ........ 48 Spanish oak, .............. II Podophyllum diphyllum, L.,...... 31 Spice-wood, ................ Podophyllum peltatum,... 31, 32, 37, 40 Spigelia Marilandica, L., ........ 39 Poison-oak,............... 24 Spiked Saw-wort, ........... Poison-vine, .............. 24 Spiraea, :............... 29 Poke, .................. 30 Spiraea trifoliata,.......... 26, 27

trifoliata. Polygala Senega,........ 33, 35, 48 Spotted Geranium, ........ Polygala vulgaris, ...........

36 Spurge, .. ... .. .. . ... . Polypodium Virginianum, ......

42 Squaw-root, . . . . . . . . . . . . Polypodium vulgare, . ........

42 Startings, . . . . . . . . . . . . . Poplar, ...............

15 Sternutatory medicines, ...... Populus balsamifera,........

Stillingia, ............. Populus tremula, : :::: ..

Stillingia sylvatica, . ...::::: Porcupine quills, Mordant for, .

Stimulants, ......... 10, Potatoe, wild, ...........

Stimulants, Acrid, ....... Pride of India, ............

42 Stimulants, General, ........ Prunus Virginiana, ....... . II,

Stimulants, Topical, ...::::: Puccoon, ...........

Stinking Hellebore, ... .. Purgatives, . ...........

32, 33 Stomachic, for horses, ..... Purple Bindweed, .......

Stone, Dr., ........... Putrid sore throat, ..

Storax, ............. Pyrethrum .... . .. ..

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Stiamonium, .. QUERCUS RUBRA MONTANA, ...

Subsultus, .......... RADIX SENEGA,

26 Sudorifics, . . . . . . . . . . . .

.. 21, Ranunculus bulbosus, ...

Sulphat of iron, .........

. . .. 29 Ranunculus sceleratus, ..

Sumac,. . . . . . . . . . . . Red-willow, ...

Sumac, Smooth Pennsylvania, ... Remittent Fevers, ....

49 Sumac, Upland, .......... Rete mucosum, . .

Swamp-sassafras, .......... Rheumatism,...

26 Sweet-fern,. ... ........ Rheumatism, Chronic, .......

19 Sweet-gum, .. .... . .. .. . Rhododendron. .

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25 Syphilis, . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36, Rhododendron Crysanthmum,.

19 TACAMAHACA-TREE, Rhododendron maximum, ..... .. 19 Tartar, Crystals of, ......... Rhubarb ............

29, 31

Tea, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rhubarb, Wild, ........

Tennent, Dr., ............. Rhus, ............

Tetters, . .. .. . ... . ... ... Rhus glabrum, ........

Thorough-wort, .......... Rhus radicans, :.....

Tinea capitis, ........... 19, Rhus Toxicodendron

Tobacco,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rhus Vernix, ....

Tobacco, Common, ..... Rohr, Julius von, ...

Tobacco, mixed with lea Romans, Bernard, ...

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bar, . . . . . . . . . Rose-Willow,..........

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Tobacco mixed to uva ursi, ....... SALIVATING MEDICINES, ....

Tobacco smoked with willow,...... Salix alba, .......

Toe-Itch, .. ... . . ... Salix latifolia, ........

· 12 Tonics, . . . . . . . . . . 10, 15, Salix pentandra, .. .....

12 Tonic bitters, . . . . . . . . . . . Salt, Indian, .........

..48 Topical Stimulants, ........ Sanguinaria Canadensi

28 Triosteum, . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sanicle, American, ....

... 8 Triosteum perfoliatum, ....... Sargent, Col. Winthrop, .

. . 37 Tulip-tree, . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sassafras, . . .. . . . .

. 47 Turmeric, . . . . . . . . . . . Sassafras, Common, ....

11. 20 Turnip, Indian, . . . . . . . . . . Sassafras, Oil, .......

. 20. 21 Turpentine, . . . . . . . . . . . Sassafras, Root, ....

21 ULCERATION OF THE FEET,.. Sassafras, Swamp, ........... 14

14 Ulcerous sore throat, ........ Saw-wort, Spiked, ........... 37 Ulcers, ............. Scammony,. . . . . . . . . 31 Umbrella-tree, . . . . . . . . . . . Schoepi, Dr.,. . . . . . . . . . . . 2, 9, 48 Upland Sumac,. . . . . . . . . . Sciatica. . . .

Uva Ursi, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Sedative, ............

VEGETABLE EMETICS, . Seneca,

Venereal chancre, ... Seneca Snake-root, ....... 25, 33, 35 Venereal complaints,.....

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32 Venereal diseases, . . . . . . .

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Vernice tree, . . . . . . . . . Serpents, bite of, ............ 23 Vescication, .......... Serratula, ............... 38 Viola, ................. Serratula spicata, ....... 35, 37, 38 Violet,................. Slalagoga, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Virginia Snake-root, . . . . . . . . Silene Virginica, ............ 41 WALNUT, Butternut, ... Smilax, China, . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Walnut, White, . . . . . Smooth Pennsylvania Sumac, ..... 48 Warts, ............. Snake-root,........... 14, 15, 16 Water-Eryngo,........... Snake-root, Black, ... .. 9 Wens, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Snake-root, Seneca, ...... 25, 33, 35 Whites, ................ Snake-root, Virginia, .......... 39 White-walnut, ............. 23 Sore throat, Putrid, .......... 9 White-wood, .............. 15 Sore throat, ulcerous, ......

15 Serpentaria, . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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PAGE. Wild-Alspice-Bush, ........

.. 21 Willow, Rose, ............. 12 Wild-carrot, .............. 46

.. 46 Wilson, Mr. . .. .. ... .. .. . . Wild cherry, : ............. 37 Witt's Worm-medicine, Dr., ...... 41 Wild-cherry-Tree, ........... 11 Woodhouse, Dr., .....::::: Wild Ginger, ...........

• 27 Worm-seed, Wild-lemons, . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

... zi Worm-medicine, Dr. Witt's, ... Wild-parsnip, . .. ....... 40 YAWS, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wild potatoe, . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Yaw-weed, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wild-rhubarb, ............. 30

Yellow water, ............ Willows, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . II

ZANNICHELLI, DR.,......... Willow, Red,.............. 12 Zanthoxylum Clava Herculis, ....

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FOR

AN ESSAY

TOWARDS A

MATERIA MEDICA

OF THE

UNITED STATES.

By BENJAMIN SMITH BARTON, M. D.

PROFESSOR OF MATERIA MEDICA, NATURAL HISTORY, AND BOTANY,

IN THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA.

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DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA.

TO WIT:

SEAL

Be it remembered, that on the fourteenth day of Febb o ruary, in the twenty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Benjamin Smith Barton, of the said District, M. D. hath deposited in this office, the Title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit:

“Collections for an Essay towards a Materia Medica of the “ United States. By Benjamin Smith Barton, M. D. Professor of “ Materia Medica, Natural History, and Botany, in the University “of Pennsylvania. Part Second.

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DEAR SIR,

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