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Gentlemen of the Adams County, 111., Medical Society : Permit me to again direct your attention for a few moments to the medicinal agent, jaborandi. In an article read in your presence, February 11, 1884, and published in the St. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal, April, 1884, I gave some of my experience with jaborandi. In that paper was reported a case illustrating the galactagogue action of this agent.
The case reported is briefly this:
"Mrs. J. B. S., A primipara, confined January 1, 1884. Labor natural and comparatively easy; child, female, average size and well developed. As the breasts secreted no milk the child was artificially nourished for a few days. The mother and child progressed well until January 6, when I was hastily summoned, and found Mrs. S. suffering severely from headache, high fever, the surface of the body being hot and dry, pulse 130 per minute, and
ROOK CW. ABORANDI AS A GALACTAGOGUE. JAMA. 1885;IV(9):238–239. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390840014001c
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