Decoctum Chondri, B.P.C. Decoction of Irish Moss.
Synonyms.—Mucilago Chondri; Mucilage of Irish Moss.
|Irish Moss||2.50|||||1/2 ounce|
|Distilled Water ...||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Wash the moss in cold water to remove impurities, then boil with 120 (24 fluid ounces) of the water for fifteen minutes, strain while hot, and make up to the required volume, if necessary, by passing distilled water through the strainer.
Dose.—30 to 120 mils (1 to 4 fluid ounces), or more.
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.