National Institutes of Health Bulletin Volume 47-52

National Institutes of Health Bulletin Volume 47-52

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... inconsistency of man, and points out that the proportion of the alkaloids in the two drugs is widely divergent.--Drug Topics, 1905, v. 20, p. 214. Dohme, A. R. L., believes that ipecac is used principally for emetic purposes, and that therefore the Carthagena root is preferable to the Rio in every way.--Apothecary, Boston, 1905, v. 17, p. 942. Moore, Russell VV., in discussing the quality of drugs coming into the port of New York, points out that while formerly Carthagena ipecac was excluded as spurious, it is now admitted, provided it contains 1.8 per cent of alkaloids. Of 204 samples examined, 10 were below this standard.--Proc. Am. Pharm. Ass., 1905, v. 53, p. 266. Gehe & Co. point out that the former marked difference in price between Rio and the Carthagena varieties of ipecac has been nearly equalized by the increased demand for the latter root.--Gehe & Co., Handels-Ber., 1905, p. 43. Braun, K., discusses the botany, chemistry, and the cultivation of ipecac and makes some comment on the available varieties to be selected for cultivation and the best methods of collecting and treating the drug.--Der Pfianzer, Tanga, 1905, v. 1, pp. 50-53. 77439--Buli. 49--09--i13 Hartwich, C. (Arch. d. Pharm., v. 242, p. 647), discusses the identification of ipecac and some of its substitutes by means of the structural characteristics shown under the microscope.--Abstr. in Proc. Am. Pharm. Ass., 1905, v. 53, p. 640. Collin, Eug., points out that for the recognition of the several varieties of ipecac the determination of the size of the starch granules and of the crystals that are present offers a ready method for differentiating between them.--Just's Bot. Jahresber. for 1905, v. 33, part 3, p. 198 (from J. de Pharm. et de Chim., v. 20, ...show more

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