Dogbane Leaf is the dried leaf of Apocynum venetum L.
(Fam. Apocynaceae). The drug is collected in summer,removed
from foreign matter, and dried.
To subdue hyperactivity of the liver and
soothe the nerves, to remove heat, and to induce diuresis.
Dizziness, palpitation and insomnia due to hyperactivity
of the liver; edema with oliguria;hyperten-sion; neurasthenia;