The pharmacognosy, chemistry and pharmacology of Viburnum I Introduction History, botany and pharmacognosy of Viburnum prunifolium L, Viburnum rufidulum Raf, Viburnum cas-sinoides L, and Viburnum nudum L

Youngken, H.W.

Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association 19(7): 680-704


This article deals chiefly with authentic materials gathered by the author in the Southern U. S. A. A detailed history of previous investigations on the taxonomic, morphologic, and pharmacognic aspects is followed by the description of the entire plants, the physical characteristics of root and stem barks, and the histology of root and stem barks of the 4 spp. Measurements for various histologic elements and chemical tests for cell contents are included.