Fldext. Eriodict. [Fluidextract of Yerba Santa]
Related entries: Eriodictyon
Extrait liquide d'Eriodictyon, Fr.; Flüssiges Eriodictyonextrakt, G.
"Eriodictyon, in No. 30 powder, one thousand grammes [or 35 ounces av., 120 grains]. Prepare a Fluidextract by Type Process A (see page 483), using a mixture of four volumes of alcohol and one volume of water as the menstruum, and reserving the first eight hundred mils [or 27 fluidounces, 24 minims] of percolate." U. S.
For a process for Aromatic Fluidextract of Yerba Santa, see U. S. D., 19th ed., p. 539.
This fluidextract has a dark brownish-green color, and has proven a valuable addition.
Dose, from fifteen minims to a fluidrachm (0.9-3.75 mils).
Off. Prep.—Elixir Eriodictyi Aromaticum, N. F.; Syrupus Eriodictyi Aromaticus, N. F.
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.