Squill

 Squills

Squills is diuretic and expectorant when given in small doses; and emetic and purgative when given in large doses.

It is used internally  in dropsy, in combination with calomel and opium; in asthma, with ammoniacum; in catarrh, in the form of oxymel.

Dose , of the dried bulb powdered , from one to two grains every six hours; of the compound pill , from ten to fifteen grains; of the tincture , from ten minims to half a drachm; of the oxymel , from a half to two drachms; of the vinegar , from twenty minims to two drachms. 

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