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Mucilago Acaciae Composita, B.P.C. Compound Mucilage of Acacia.

Botanical name:

Format explanation

Synonym.—Pill-coating Mucilage.

Related entry: Gum Acacia

Gum Acacia, in powder 10.00 | 2 ounces
Tragacanth, in powder 2.50 | 1/2 ounce
Chloroform 0.52 | 50 minims
Distilled Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix the chloroform with the powders, and add sufficient distilled water to produce the required volume. This mixture has been recommended for moistening pills previous to coating.


The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.



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