Gossypium Mentholis. Menthol Wool. Gossypium Mentholis Compositum, B.P.C. Compound Menthol Wool.
Related entry: Menthol
|Menthol||10.00|||||1 oz. 340 grains|
|Liquid Paraffin||5.00|||||1 fl. ounce|
|Methylated Ether (s.g., 0.720)||265.00|||||50 fl. ounces|
|Absorbent Cotton||85.00|||||16 ounces|
Dissolve the menthol in the ether, add the liquid paraffin, shake thoroughly, and saturate the cotton evenly with the mixture. Finally, dry by exposure to the air, and preserve in well-closed vessels.
GOSSYPIUM MENTHOLIS COMPOSITUM, B.P.C.
COMPOUND MENTHOL WOOL.
|Solution of Formaldehyde||3.00|||||288 minims|
|Oil of Lavender||3.00|||||288 minims|
|Oil of Eucalyptus||3.00|||||288 minims|
|Alcohol ...||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
|Absorbent Cotton, compressed, a sufficient quantity.||||
Dissolve the menthol in the alcohol, and add the oils. Soak sheets of the compressed absorbent cotton in the mixture, and dry at a low temperature.
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.