Companion to the Last Edition of the British Pharmacopoeia; Comparing the Strength of Its Various Preparations with Those of the London, Edinburg, Dublin, United States and Other Foreign Pharmacopoeias

Companion to the Last Edition of the British Pharmacopoeia; Comparing the Strength of Its Various Preparations with Those of the London, Edinburg, Dublin, United States and Other Foreign Pharmacopoeias

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...its chief medicinal value. Used in debilitated dropsical cases, either alone or combined with other diuretics. Dose.--1 to 3 minims. (In all the Pharmacopoeias except Belg. and Fr.) Preparation. SPIRITUS JUN1PERI. Colourless. English Oil of Juniper, 1; Rectified Spirit, 49: dissolve. =(1 in 50). Dose.--30 to 60 minims. Contains about 20 times as much Oil of Juniper as Spiritus Junipcri, Lond. (Brit. 1864,1 in 10; Lond. Edin. Dub. U. S. and Belg. were compound spirits; Austr. and Pr. simple, but very weak.) Hot Official. Jitnipeb Tae.--Huile de Cade, used in obstinate skin diseases. KAMALA. KAMALA. A fine, granular, mobile, orange-red powder, consisting of minute glands, adhering to the capsules of the Bottlera tincloria; imported from India. Solubility: scarcely mixing with water, but for the most part soluble in, and forming a red-coloured solution with Alcohol and Ether. Test.--Ether dissolves most of it, the residue consisting principally of tufted hairs; should be free from sand and earthy impurities, --that in the market at present is half sand. Medicinal Properties. Purgative. Successfully given in taenia. Preferred to Kousso and Turpentine. Dose.--60 to 120 grains of the powder suspended in Gruel, Mucilage, Treacle, or Syrup, will of itself expel the worm. A purgative should follow. (Brit. 1864 and U. S.; but not in other Pharmacopoeias.) Mot Official. Tinctitba.--Kamala, 1; Proof Spirit, 5: macerate seven days and strain. Dose.--1 to 2 drms. KINO. KINO. The juice obtained, by incision, from the trunk of the Pterocarpus Marsupiwm, inspissated; imported from Malabar. In small, angular, brittle, glistening, reddish-black fragments, translucent, and ruby-red on the edges, inodorous, astringent. Solubility: of 100 grains Tellicherry Kino, only..show more

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