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Lotio Staphisagriae, B.P.C. Stavesacre Lotion.

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Synonym.—Nursery Hair Lotion.

Related entry: Stavesacre

Stavesacre Seeds, in coarse powder 10.00 | 2 ounces
Acetic Acid 5.00 | 1 fl. ounce
Alcohol 10.00 | 2 fl. ounces
Oil of Geranium 0.02 | 2 minims
Oil of Lavender 0.02 | 2 minims
Oil of Lemon 0.04 | 4 minims
Glycerin 5.00 | 1 fl. ounce
Distilled Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Boil the powdered stavesacre seeds with the acetic acid and 80 (16 fluid ounces) of the water for ten minutes in a covered vessel, set aside till cold, then add the oils, previously dissolved in the alcohol, filter, add the glycerin, and make up to the required volume with water.


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



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