Natural order. Umbelliferae. Common name. Button Snake Root. Habitat. An indigenous perennial herb. Preparation. Tincture from the fresh root.
Acts most prominently upon the sexual powers, depressing sexual instinct and lessening sexual energy. It also affects the mucous lining of the respiratory and urinary tracts, producing irritation and slight catarrhal inflammation.
Urinary Organs. Frequent desire to urinate, with scanty discharge, and burning and smarting in the urethra (Can. sat., Cantharis).
Sexual Organs. Sexual desire suppressed, then excited, with lewd dreams, and pollutions; discharge of prostatic fluid from slight causes.
Respiratory Organs. Short, hacking cough, with a little expectoration of thick, stringy, mucus, of a light yellow color.
Used chiefly in seminal weakness; involuntary emissions without erection, day and night; after masturbation; discharge of prostatic fluid from slight causes. Also used in catarrh of the bladder and in bronchial catarrhal with symptoms above given.