Synonym.—Mistura Sennae Composita sine Ammonia.
|Senna||6.00|||||1 oz. 87 1/2 gr.|
|Manna||12.00|||||2 oz. 175 gr.|
|Magnesium Sulphate||12.00|||||2 oz. 175 gr.|
|Fennel Fruit, bruised||2.00|||||175 grains|
|Distilled Water||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Infuse the senna, manna, and fennel fruit in 80 (16 fluid ounces) of boiling distilled water for half an hour; then strain with expression, dissolve the magnesium sulphate in the liquid, again strain, and make up to the required volume with cold distilled water.
Dose.—60 to 120 Mils (2 to 4 fluid ounces).
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.