Galbanum

 Galbanum

Galbanum is stimulant, antispasmodic, expectorant, and deobstruent.

Used externally , it assists in dispelling tumours when spread upon indolent leather as a plaster, and is useful in weakness of the legs from rickets, being applied as a plaster to the loins.

Employed internally , it is useful in chronic or old-standing rheumatism and hysteria.

Doses of preparations .—Of the gum , from ten to fifteen grains as pills; tincture , from fifteen minims to one drachm. It may be made into an emulsion with mucilage and water.