White Hellebore (Veratrum) - V. album is a handsome erect pyramidal perennial, 3 1/2 to 5 feet high, with large plaited leaves and yellowish-white flowers in dense spikes on the top of the stem, forming a large panicle.
Veratrum album would be given for watery diarrhea, and Podophyllum for diarrhea with few other symptoms.
If.Poiyarch root of Veratrum (a monocotyfedon).
Veratrum is an alpine genus of the north temperate zone.
(3) Quinoline group. The alkaloids of the quina-barks: quinine, &c.; the strychnos bases: strychnine, brucine; and the veratrum alkaloids: veratrine, cevadine, &c.