Related entry: Cascarilla (U. S. P.)—Cascarilla
Preparation.—"Take of cascarilla bark, in No. 40 powder, 2 1/2 ounces (av.); proof-spirit, 1 pint (Imp.)"—(Br. Pharm., 1885). Prepare as directed for Tinctura Sennae. This tincture is red-brown in color. The British Pharmacopoeia (1898) directs the employment of 4 ounces of cascarilla bark, and of alcohol (70 per cent), a sufficient quantity to make 1 pint of tincture.
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Cascarilla.) Dose, 20 to 120 drops.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.