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Infusum Valerianae, B.P.C., Infusion of Valerian. Infusum Valerianae Concentratum, B.P.C., Co

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INFUSUM VALERIANAE, B.P.C.
INFUSION OF VALERIAN.

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Valerian Rhizome, bruised 2.50 | 1/2 ounce
Distilled Water, boiling 100.00 | 20 fl. ounces

Infuse the drug in the water for fifteen minutes in a covered vessel, and strain.

Dose.—15 to 30 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid ounce).


INFUSUM VALERIANAE CONCENTRATUM, B.P.C.
CONCENTRATED INFUSION OF VALERIAN.

Valerian Rhizome, in No. 20 powder 20.00 | 4 ounces
Strong Solution of Ammonia 0.32 | 30 minims
Alcohol 25.00 | 5 fl. ounces
Diluted Chloroform Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Mix the powder with the strong solution of ammonia and sufficient chloroform water to damp it evenly, set aside for two hours and complete the repercolation process.

A product closely resembling infusion of valerian is obtained by diluting 1 part of this preparation with 7 parts of distilled water.

Dose.—2 to 4 mils (1/2 to 1 fluid drachm).


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



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