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Pulvis Stramonii Compositus, B.P.C., Stramonium Powder.

Format explanation
Related entry: Stramonium Leaves - Lobelia - Anise Fruit - Tea - Oil of Eucalyptus

Stramonium Leaves, in powder

50.00 | 8 ounces

Lobelia, in powder

6.00

|

420 grains

Anise Fruit, in powder

12.00 | 1 oz. 402 1/2 gr.

Tea Leaves, in powder

6.00

|

420 grains

Oil of Eucalyptus 1.00 |

70 grains

Potassium Nitrate

to 100.00 |

to 16 ounces

Mix the oil with the powders, adding the potassium nitrate last.

This powder is used several times daily, as may be necessary, for asthma. About half a teaspoonful is pressed by the fingers into the shape of a cone, which is then lighted at the top; the patient inhales the fumes is the powder burns. Pulvis Lobeliae Compositus is a similar preparation.


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



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