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Elixir Anisi, B.P.C. Elixir of Anise.

Botanical name:

Format explanation

Related entry: Oil of anise

Synonym.—Aniseed Cordial.

Oil of Anise 0.30 | 30 minims
Oil of Fennel 0.05 | 5 minims
Spirit of Bitter Almond 1.25 | 120 minims
Alcohol 25.00 | 5 fl. ounces
Syrup 62.50 | 12 1/2 fl. ounces
Purified Talc or Kaolin, a sufficient quantity.
Distilled Water ... to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix the oils and the spirit of bitter almond with the alcohol, add the syrup and 12.5 (2 1/2 fluid ounces) of distilled water, and set aside for twelve hours; add sufficient distilled water to make up to the required volume, and filter through talc or kaolin.
Dose.—2 to 8 mils (1/2 to 2 fluid drachms).


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



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