Sugar Pine. (North America.) N.O. Confierae. Trituration of inspissated sap.
The inspissated sap of P. Lamb. makes a sugary substance like manna.
A small quantity (from a bit the size of a pea to a teaspoonful) has a decided but gentle laxative action, and in larger quantities emphatically sol.
It has also an action on the menstrual function, restoring menses when suppressed, and producing abortion in pregnant women.
Compare: Sabina, Junip., Pin. syl., and other Coniferae.
Gentle cathartic action.
Female Sexual Organs. Used by Indian women to procure abortion.
In suppressed menses restores the flow and removes painful sensations resulting from suppression.