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