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Infusum Pruni Virginianae, B.P.C. Infusion of Virginian Prune.

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Related entries: Virginian Prune

Synonym.—Infusion of Wild Cherry.

Virginian Prune Bark, in No. 20 powder 4.00 | 35 grains
Glycerin 5.00 | 1 fl. ounce
Distilled Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Moisten the powdered bark with 6 (1 fluid ounce 96 minims) of the water, set aside for one hour, then pack in a percolator, and percolate with more of the distilled water; collect the percolate in a vessel containing the glycerin, and continue percolation until the product measures 100 (20 fluid ounces).

Dose.—30 to 60 mils (1 to 2 fluid ounces).


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



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