Related entry: Thea.—Tea
Preparation.—Formulary number, 146: "From the commercial dried leaves of Camellia Thea, Link (Tea). Process B (see F. 135). No. 40 powder. Menstruum I: Alcohol, two hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (250 Cc.) [8 fl℥, 218♏]; water, six hundred and eighty-five cubic centimeters (685 Cc.) [23 fl℥, 78♏]; glycerin, sixty-five cubic centimeters (65 Cc.) [2 fl℥, 95♏]. Menstruum II: Alcohol, 1 volume; water, 3 volumes. Note.—It is recommended that the best quality of commercial black tea, preferably " Formosa Oolong," be employed for this preparation"—(Nat. Form.).
Medical Uses and Dosage.—(See Thea) Dose, 5 to 60 minims.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.