Eclectic Manual, No. I
ECLECTIC MATERIA MEDICA
COMPILED FROM NOTES TAKEN FROM THE LECTURES OF
FREDERICK J. LOCKE, M.D. Dean of Faculty and Professor of Materia
Medica and Therapeutics in the Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati, O.
WITH PHARMACOLOGICAl, ADDITIONS, BY HARVEY W.
Professor of Anatomy and Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Pharmacy and Toxi-
cology in the Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati, O.
WITH NOTES ON SPECIFIC MEDICINES,
BY JOHN URI LLOYD, Ph. M.
Second Edition, with Appendix.
SCUDDER BROTHERS COMPANY, 1901
The urgent demands, repeated from year to year, by the students and graduates of the
Eclectic Medical Institute who have listened to the lectures on Materia Medica in that
institution, that Professor Locke should prepare a work on this subject is the only apology
offered for the advent of this book. A short time since, an imperfect, limited edition of "Notes
on the Lectures of Prof. Locke" was issued by members of the class, and since it has become
necessary to supplant that work with this one. These
notes have been corrected and are embodied in this work,
with many additions. This book is therefore offered merely as a series of notes upon the drugs
In many instances it was found necessary to crowd much material into one short
paragraph, consequently the matter is merely presented as fragmentary notes, as few words
as possible being employed to express the fact in question. The effort has been to make the
subject-matter correct and of use to the student rather than a striving after literary effect.
Therefore many of the notes stand as they were gleaned from the lecture.
In addition to the therapeutical matter, pharmacological notes, including botanical origin,
constituents, composition, solubilites, etc., together with a preliminary section on forms of
medicine, have been added by the editor. Our thanks are hereby extended to Prof. J. U. Lloyd,
who has kind