Related entries: Calumba
|Calumba Root, in No. 10 powder||40.00|||||8 ounces|
|Alcohol||25.00|||||5 fl. ounces|
|Diluted Chloroform Water||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Prepare by the macero-expression process. Before the addition of the alcohol to the reserved portion of percolate, the latter should be heated to a temperature of not less than 85°, and maintained thereat for five minutes.
A product closely resembling infusion of calumba is obtained by diluting 1 part of this preparation with 7 parts of distilled water.
Dose.—2 to 4 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid drachm).
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.