N. O. Galiacae (considered by some a sub-order of Rubiacae).
Tincture and infusion of fresh plant.
Bladder, irritability of.
Galium has had no proving, but it is a popular remedy for cancer given internally and used externally, and also for scrofulous swellings and ulcers.
It is further used as a diuretic and as a solvent for gravel and stone.
It has cured a case of nodulated tumour of the tongue diagnosed to be cancer (see Hale), and a case of psoriasis of the hand (left) has been reported cured.
Substantial doses were given in each case, and in the later poultices of the herb were used as well.