A Cyclopaedia of Practical Receipts; And Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufacutres, and Trades, Including Medicine, Pharmacy, and Domestic Economy

A Cyclopaedia of Practical Receipts; And Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufacutres, and Trades, Including Medicine, Pharmacy, and Domestic Economy

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...withfecula, and other starchy substauces, by the filtered decoction of the extract, turning blue on the addition of tincture of iodine; gamboge, by the decoction becoming deep red on the addition of liquor of potassa, and bya filtered alcoholic solution of the extract, forming a yellow emulsion with water, which becomes transparent and assumes a deep red colour on the addition of caustic potassa, and by this solution (if the alkali be not in excess) giving a yellow precipitate with acids and with acetate of lead, a brown precipitate with sulphate of copper, and a very dark brown one with the salts of iron. The ethereal solution dropped on water yields an opaque yellow film, also soluble in caustic potassa, if gamboge be present. Dose. 5 grs. to 9j. It is a safe, mild, yet certain purgative. It may be mixed with calomel without the latter being decomposed. 2.J grs. mixed with an equal weight of blue pill and taken over night, forms an excellent aperient in dyspepsia, liver complaints, &c. EXTRACT OF CUBEBS. (OLEORESIXOUS.) Syn. Ext. Cubeb.b Oleo-resinosum. Prep. (M. Dublanc.) Mix the oil obtained by distillation, with the resinous extract obtained by evaporating a spirituous tincture of the dried residuum. Possesses the whole of the virtues of cubebs in a very concentrated form. EXTRACT OF DANDELION. Syn. Ext. Of Taraxacum. Ext. Taraxaci. (P. L. & E.) Ext. Herbe Et Radios Taraxaci (P. D.) Lowenzahn-exTrakt (Ger.) Estratto Di Tarassaco (Hal.) Extrait De Pisseni.it (Fr.) Prep. Macerate the fresh root of taraxacum in 10 or 11 times its weight of boiling distilled water for 24 hours, then boil down to J, strain and evaporate to a proper consistence. Remarks. The above are the orders of the College, but the extract is better when prepared by...show more

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