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Cremor ad Rasendum, B.P.C. Surgical Shaving Cream.

Preparations:

Format explanation

Tallow 25.00 | 4 ounces
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.



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