A Complete Collection of the Medical and Philosophical Works

A Complete Collection of the Medical and Philosophical Works

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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. 1781 edition. Excerpt: ...mixed many days. Experiment XVI. The fame quantity of yolk of egg, mixed the balsam and water as speedily, and the mixture remained united as long as the former; but the taste of this was more unpleasant. Experiment XVII. A scruple of the mucilage mixed half a drachm of bals. Peru, with an ounce of water, as perfectly and expeditioufly as a like quantity of the vitel. ovi, and covered the taste of the balsam much better, though it-parted sooner from the mucilage than the vitel. ovi, when thus mixed in equal quantities. Experiment XVIII. Balsam of Gilead, the thinner Strafburgh turpentine, the fine liquid resin of late years brought from Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, commonly called baJsamum Annapolita2 nurn, tium, treated in the same manner, united with water as readily, by the means of the mucilage, as when the vitel. ovi is used, and the taste at the same time was better. Experiment XIX. To half a drachm of mucilage of gum Arabic, I put one drachm of balsam, guaiac. one drachm of prods spirit, and one ounce and a half of water, which, by attrition, made a very smooth draught, and did not separate; that by agitation (Exp. X.) was of a deeper blue colour; perhaps this was owing to the parts not being so perfectly divided; but both succeeded well. Experiment XX. I took one scruple of gum guaiac. in powder, one scruple of mucilage, and one ounce and a half of water, which I rubbed carefully in a marble mortar; I did the same with the vitel. ovi; and, on standing some days, it appeared, that the gum was best suspended by the mucilage, U Expe Experiment XXI. Gum benzoin dissolved almost entirely by this management, and continued perfectly mixed with the water a considerable time. E X P E R I ME N T XXII. One scruple of balsam. Tolu, one scruple of...show more

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  • 9781236501356