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.
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.
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