Anthoxanthum odoratum. Sweet Vernal Grass. (Europe and America.) *N. O. Gramineae. Tincture of fresh flowering herb.
This remedy has not been proved, but has been used with success on the clinical indication of the effects produced by the pollen grains on those subject to hay-fever. It is used both locally and internally. A popular remedy for hay-fever is “hay tea, ” a decoction made of hay itself.
*Compare: Cepa, Arsenicum, Naphthal., Sabad., Psorinum, and its botanical allies, Anan., Avena, Arund., Lol., and Sacch. off.