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Pulvis Rhei cum Magnesia, B.P.C., Rhubarb Powder with Magnesia.

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Related entry: Rhubarb Root - Ginger

Synonym.—Improved Gregory's Powder.

Rhubarb Root, in powder


| 1 ounce

Light Magnesium Carbonate



3 ounces

Ginger, in powder

11.11 | 1/2 ounce

Mix the powders lightly, and pass through a fine sieve, or muslin. Heavy magnesium carbonate may be employed if a less bulky powder be desired.

Dose.—1 to 4 grammes (15 to 60 grains).

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

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