Oxymel Marrubii, B.P.C. Oxymel of Horehound.
Related entry: Horehound
|Horehound, dried||42.50|||||8 1/2 ounces|
|Acetic Acid||6.75|||||1 fl. oz 168 min.|
|Distilled Water, boiling, a sufficient quantity.|
|Clarified Honey||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Digest the horehound with sufficient boiling water to cover it, on a water-bath for one hour; then strain and press, evaporate on the water-bath to 50 (10 fluid ounces), Cool, when cold add the acetic acid and filter; make up to the required volume with the honey.
Dose.—2 to 4 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid drachm).
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.