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Lotio Rosae, B.P.C. Rose Lotion.

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Synonyms.—Lac Rosae; Milk of Roses.

Related entry: Almonds - Oil of Rose

Almonds, blanched 10.00 | 2 ounces
Curd Soap 0.69 | 60 grains
White Beeswax 0.69 | 60 grains
Almond Oil 0.62 | 60 minims
Oil of Bergamot 0.62 | 60 minims
Oil of Lavender 0.16 | 16 minims
Oil of Rose 0.08 | 8 minims
Alcohol 15.00 | 3 fl. ounces
Rose Water, diluted to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Beat the blanched almonds with seven times their weight of the diluted rose water, and add the resulting emulsion gradually to the curd soap, white beeswax, and almond oil, previously mixed by the aid of gentle heat; strain the emulsion, add the oils dissolved in the alcohol, and make up to the required volume with diluted rose water.


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



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