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Pulvis Lobeliae Compositus, B.P.C., Compound Lobelia Powder.

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Related entry: Lobelia - Stramonium Leaves - Oil of Anise - Tea

Synonym.—Asthma Powder.

Lobelia, in powder

25.00 |

4 ounces

Stramonium Leaves, in powder

25.00 |

4 ounces

Potassium Nitrate

25.00 |

4 ounces

Oil of Anise


| 8 minims

Distilled Water, boiling

25.00 |

4 fl. ounces

Tea Leaves, in powder

to 100.00 | to 16 ounces

Dissolve the potassium nitrate in the water, add the solution to the mixed powders, mix thoroughly, dry, and add the oil of anise.

This powder is used for asthma, half a teaspoonful or more being burned, and the fumes inhaled several times daily, or as required. Pulvis Stramonii 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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