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