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Mistura Asafetidae Composita, B.P.C. Compound Asafetida Mixture.

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Related entry: Asafetida

Asafetida, picked 1.14 | 100 grains
Liquid Extract of Cascara Sagrada 2.08 | 200 minims
Ammonium Carbonate 0.91 | 80 grains
Infusion of Valerian to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Triturate the asafetida to a smooth paste with a small quantity of the infusion of valerian, and gradually add sufficient of the infusion to produce about 50 (10 fluid ounces); dissolve the ammonium carbonate in 40 (8 fluid ounces) of the infusion, add the liquid extract of cascara, mix, add the mixture gradually to the asafetida emulsion, and make up to the required quantity with infusion of valerian.

Dose.—15 to 30 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid ounce).


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



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