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Linimentum Methylis Salicylatis, B.P.C. Liniment of Methyl Salicylate.

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Related entry: Methyl salicylate
Synonyms.—Linimentum Betulae Compositum; Compound Liniment of Birch.

Menthol 5.00 | 1 ounce
Oil of Eucalyptus 10.00 | 2 fl. ounces
Essential Oil of Camphor 25.00 | 5 fl. ounces
Methyl Salicylate to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Dissolve the menthol in the liquids.

This liniment is miscible with either spirit or oil, and is used to paint over rheumatic joints or neuralgic areas, the parts being covered subsequently with flannel or gutta-percha tissue.


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



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