Editor Amer. Jour. Pharmacy:
|Rx.||Red Peruvian Bark,||℥4,|
|Bitter Orange Peel,||℥3,|
|Serpentaria,||grs. 360, moderately fine powder,|
|Saffron, "Spanish,"||grs. 120, moderately coarse powder,|
|Dilute Alcohol, using 2 parts stronger alcohol to 1 of water,||a sufficient quantity to obtain by percolation 2 1/2 pints of tincture.|
I dispense with the Red Saunders, as I find no reason for its employment, and obtain a very dark and handsome tincture with the above formula.
|Spts. Ammon. Aromat.,||℥i,|
|Aquae Menth. Viridis,||f℥xij.|
Dose: One to two tablespoonfuls for an adult one-half to two teaspoonfuls for an infant.
I would like to see a better formula for soda mint, if any of the many readers of this journal will send it.
W. RANSTEAD JONES.
Mt. Airy, Phila., April 26, 1871.
The American Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. XLIII, 1871, was edited by William Procter, Jr. (Issues 1-4) and John M. Maisch (Issues 5-12).