The Druggists' Circular and Chemical Gazette Volume 23

The Druggists' Circular and Chemical Gazette Volume 23

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...of a salt solution actually climbing over the sides of a porcelain dish Q ' character. to reach the ground, where it is lost. To obviate this loss, a simple plan is to grease the inside of the upper part of the vessel; this proves an eflectuai barrier to the wanderings of the solution. For the same reason acid sulphate of zinc will soon find its way through any minute crack existing in bottles, but we have never heard of its being able to destroy sound glass. For this part of your observation we have no explanation to offer, but only suggest that the bottle must have been of very poor glass to have been so easily disintegrated W. D. (Belfast, Ireland).--Chrysophanic acid, or areroba ointment, is the latest medicament recommended for the cure of Ringworm. A formula for making the ointment was given in the April number, page 82. Chrysophanic acid, the active principle and chief constituent of goa powder, is said to be very eflicacious in chronic diseases of the skin, especially those of a squamous or hcrpetic An account of the origin and nature of the drug was printed in Ta: DBUGGISTB CIRCULAR of May, 1879. OUR readers will see by the report elsewhere that the abovc organization has not only been perfected, but also that it has met with unprecedented success. With entire unanimity a constitution and byaws have been adopted, and the subsequent election of ofllcers and committees as well as other business transacted to the satisfaction of all. Although the record of names published is less than one hundred, as transcribed from the signatures recorded, it is known that several more were present. The Treasurer (William Blaikie, of Utica), has received the initiation fee and annual dues of nearly one hundred and fifty persons, and it is more

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  • Paperback | 474 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236939638
  • 9781236939630