Related entry: Pimenta (U. S. P.)—Pimenta
Preparation.—Take of pimento, bruised, 14 ounces; water, 2 gallons. Mix them, and distill 1 gallon—(Br.). Or it may be prepared in the same manner as cinnamon water, on page 247, using oil of pimento instead of oil of cinnamon. A brownish resin separates on standing.
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—Used in flatulency and weak digestion, in doses of 1 or 2 fluid ounces.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.