Notes on the British Pharmacopoeia; Showing the Additions, Omissions, Change of Nomenclature, and Alterations, in the Various Compound Preparations

Notes on the British Pharmacopoeia; Showing the Additions, Omissions, Change of Nomenclature, and Alterations, in the Various Compound Preparations : With the Doses of Those Medicines Which Are Comparatively New

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...Dublin, but using ten ounces of water instead of nine. Infusum Rosee Acidum. The Dublin preparation, infusing half-an-hour instead of an hour. The sugar of London and Edinburgh is left out; the proportions of rose petals and acid differing but slightly., Infusum Senegee. Approaches closely to the Dublin, there being but a difference of one ounce of water. The London decoction and the Edinburgh infusion had five drachms of senega in the_ ten ounces, in place of half an ounce, as now. Infusum Sennae. The alteration in this infusion is very important. in respect to the infusions of London more especially, and Edinburgh: it contains only half the quantit of senna, and ten grains less ginger than London; it has a so one-third less senna, and ten grains less ginger than Edinbur h: the proportions are those of Dublin--so that one ounce o this aperient infusion is equal only to half an ounce of London and two-thirds of an ounce of Edinburgh. Infusum Serpentariee. Half an ounce of serpentary, as before, to a pint, and infused for two hours instead of four. Infusum Uvee Ursi. As the London decoction, an ounce to a pint; infuse for two hours. Dublin decoction had one ounce to sixteen ounces of strained product. Infusum Valerianee. One hundred and twenty grains infused with ten ounces of boiling water for an hour. London had the same infused for half-an-hour; Dublin the same, with nine ounces of water, infused for one hour. Iodine of commerce purified by sublimation, according to Dublin process. J alapee Resina. A strong tincture of jalap is prepared by exhausting the root with rectified spirit, water is then to be added, and the D I spirit distilled off, and the residue, while hot, oured into an open dish, and when cold, having poured off t e...show more

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