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Extractum Convallariae, B.P.C., Extract of Convallaria. Extractum Convallariae Liquidum, B.P.

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EXTRACTUM CONVALLARIAE, B.P.C.
EXTRACT OF CONVALLARIA.

Related entries: Convallaria

Convallaria Flowers, in No. 20 powder 100.00 | 20 ounces
Distilled Water, a sufficient quantity. |

Moisten the drug with the water and set aside for a few hours then pack loosely in a percolator, exhaust by percolation with more water, and evaporate to dryness on a water-bath.
Dose.—1 to 5 decigrams (2 to 8 grains).


EXTRACTUM CONVALLARIAE LIQUIDUM, B.P.C.
LIQUID EXTRACT OF CONVALLARIA.

Convallaria Flowers, in No. 60 powder 100.00 | 20 ounces
Alcohol (60 per cent.) ... to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Exhaust the drug by percolation with the alcohol, reserving the first 85 (17 fluid ounces) of percolate. Recover most of the alcohol from the subsequent percolate by distillation, evaporate the residue at a temperature below 80 to a soft extract, dissolve this in the reserved percolate and add sufficient of the alcohol to make up to the required volume.
Dose.—3 to 6 decimils (0.3 to 0.6 milliliters) (5 to 10 minims).


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



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