The former may be given in doses of an ounce and the latter in doses of a drachm.
The dose for repeated administration is from 10 to 30 minims and for a single administration up to a drachm.
A dose of a little more than a drachm (a teaspoonful) will produce a condition of inebriation lasting for one-half to one hour, but the dose must soon be greatly increased.
The dose is from 20 grains to a drachm.
The dose of the fruit is 30 to 60 grains, and the British Pharmacopoeia contains a tincture with a dose of a to 1 drachm.