INFUSUM VALERIANAE, B.P.C.
INFUSION OF VALERIAN.
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|Valerian Rhizome, bruised||2.50|||||1/2 ounce|
|Distilled Water, boiling||100.00|||||20 fl. ounces|
Infuse the drug in the water for fifteen minutes in a covered vessel, and strain.
Dose.—15 to 30 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid ounce).
INFUSUM VALERIANAE CONCENTRATUM, B.P.C.
CONCENTRATED INFUSION OF VALERIAN.
|Valerian Rhizome, in No. 20 powder||20.00|||||4 ounces|
|Strong Solution of Ammonia||0.32|||||30 minims|
|Alcohol||25.00|||||5 fl. ounces|
|Diluted Chloroform Water||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Mix the powder with the strong solution of ammonia and sufficient chloroform water to damp it evenly, set aside for two hours and complete the repercolation process.
A product closely resembling infusion of valerian 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.