Cremor ad Rasendum, B.P.C. Surgical Shaving Cream.
|White Wax||4.68|||||3/4 ounce|
|Hard Soap||2.85|||||200 grains|
|Tragacanth, in fine powder||0.64|||||45 grains|
|Starch, in fine powder||1.56|||||1/4 ounce|
|Oil of Lavender||0.26|||||20 minims|
|Oil of Lemon||0.13|||||10 minims|
|Oil of Wintergreen||0.13|||||10 minims|
|Distilled Water, warm, by weight ...||to 100.00|||||to 16 ounces|
Melt the tallow and wax and add them to the hard soap previously dissolved in 62.5 (10 fluid ounces) of the water, stir well. When the emulsion formed has cooled to about 50°, add the mixed tragacanth and starch, the oils, and sufficient water to make up to the required weight.
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.