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Succus Mori. Mulberry Juice.

Botanical name:

Mulberry juice is obtained from the ripe fruit of the mulberry, Morus nigra, Linn. (N.O. Moraceae), by expression. It occurs as a dark violet or purple liquid, with a faint odour and a refreshing, acid, saccharine taste. Specific gravity about 1.06.

Action and Uses.—The juice is slightly laxative and expectorant, but it is used chiefly as an adjuvant, in the form of Syrupus Mori.

PREPARATION.

Syrupus Mori, B.P.C.—SYRUP OF MULBERRY.
Mulberry juice, 50; alcohol, 6.25; sugar, 90. Dose.—2 to 4 mils (3 to 1 fluid drachm).

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



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