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The American Journal of Pharmacy, 1883.

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Editor: John M. Maisch - Vol. 55, 1883.


Michael Moore's intro

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- Henriette

January 1883

Oriental Notes. - Prof. X. Landerer. (Oriental Tea Plants: Tilia argentea, Betonica officinalis, Adiantum Capillus Veneris, Greek wines, Viverra Civetta)
The Japanese Peppermint Plant. - E. M. Holmes, F.L.S.
The Kola-Nut Tree. - Thomas Christy, F.L.S. (Sterculia acuminata)
Researches upon the Jalaps. - A. Bouriez.
Poisonous Properties of Juice of the Cassava Root. (Manihot Aipi, Manihot utilissima)

February 1883

Fluid Extracts of the New Pharmacopoeia - Alonzo Robbins.
Gleanings in Materia Medica - John M. Maisch. (Chemistry of the Nymphaceae, The Tambor (Omphalea cardiophylla), Starch in Belladonna root, Agaricus ruber, A Fatal Dose of Extract of Male Fern, The poison of the stinging nettle, Honey, The Volatile Oil of Sandal-wood)
Practical Notes from Various Sources - John M. Maisch. (Skim-milk as Food, Alteration of Preserved Milk, Perfumery (Eau de Brettfeld, Eau de Cologne, Extrait d'Heliotrope, Sachet d'Heliotrope))

March 1883

Fluid Extracts of the New Pharmacopoeia, Part II - Alonzo Robbins.
Note on the Origin of Cassia Lignea. - W. T. Thiselton Dyer.

April 1883

Insects Injurious to Drugs. - William Edwin Saunders.
Fluid Extracts of the New Pharmacopoeia. Part III - Alonzo Robbins.
Gleanings in Materia Medica. - John M. Maisch. (Constituents of Tamarinds, Constituents of Trifolium pratense, Polygonum Hydropiperoides, Megarrhiza californica (Marah fabaceus), A bitter bark from San Salvador, Andromeda japonica, Analysis of Cinchona leaves, Oil of Gaultheria, Blue volatile oils, Composition of Cacao Butter, Free Acids in Vegetable Fats, Convallaria majalis)
Varieties. (Willow Leaves in Ague, The Action of Quassin, Powdered Capsicum in Rheumatism, Asthma Cigarettes)

May 1883

Fluid Extracts of the New Pharmacopoeia. Part IV - Alonzo Robbins.
Pharmaceutical Preparations of Corn Silk - George W. Kennedy.
Gleanings in Materia Medica - John M. Maisch. (An adulteration of Senega Root, Delphinium Consolida, Jequirity, Pongamia glabra, Constituents of Kino, Mullein Leaves in Pulmonary Consumption, Assay of Nux Vomica, Colchicine, Formic and Acetic Acid in Plants)
Simple Apparatus for Making Ethereal Tinctures, Etc., by Percolation - John Calvert.

June 1883

Note on Essence from Green Ginger - C. Symes.
Remarks on Some Medicinal Plants of Ceylon - W. C. Ondaatje. (Randia dumetorum, Sethia (Erythroxylum) acuminata, Coscinium fenestratum, Vateria Indica, Semecarpus Gardneri, Vernonia anthelmintica, Alstonia scholaris, Acorus Calamus)
Gleanings in Materia Medica - John M. Maisch. (Lycoperdon giganteum, Adulteration of Powdered Pepper, Guadeloupe Vanilla)

July 1883

Some Facts Concerning Filtration - Charles Symes.
Madder Colors - A. Wurtz.
Gleanings in Materia Medica - John M. Maisch. (Coloring of Cinchona bark with ammonia, Shaved Cinchona succirubra trees beetle-infested, The digitalin-group, Minjak-Lagam or Lagam-Balsam, The active principle of Piscidia Erythrina, The coloring matter of black grapes and red wine, Cannabine Tannate, Mesembrianthemum crystallinum, Ledum palustre, Mustard oil in the seeds of Cruciferae, Ivy berries, The leaves of Fraxinus excelsior, Constituents of Turmeric, Oil of Erechtites, Oil of Erigeron canadense, Oil of Marjoram, The protein compounds of milk, The Effect of Chemicals on the reaction of Diastase upon Starch)

August 1883

Size of Drops - Charles F. Himes.
Practical Notes from Various Sources - John M. Maisch.
The Cultivation of the Poppy in European Turkey.
Gleanings in Materia Medica - John M. Maisch. (Gouania domingensis, Catha edulis, Sulamita vitulus, Opium Assays, Hymenodictyon excelsum, Mountain Sage; Sierra Salvia, Phoradendron flavescens, Ricinus communis as an insecticide, Geum album, Agaricus albus, Cantharides)
Reviews and Bibliographical Notices. (Elixirs, their History, Formulae and Methods of Preparation)

September 1883

Gleanings in Materia Medica - John M. Maisch. (Sabal serrulata, Globularia Alypum, Nux Vomica, Constituents of Ericaceae, Oil of Angelica Root, Saponin, Viola tricolor var. arvensis, The Preparation of Cod Oil)
Varieties. (Poison of Ergot, Glycerin, Condensed milk, Quassin and its uses, Guachama, Extract of Calabar Bean, Pop-corn)
Reviews and Bibliographical Notices. (The American Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia. Second Edition)

October 1883

Tincture of Opium (Laudanum) - Marie O. Glover.
Extract of Malt - J. U. Lloyd.
Petrolatum in the Officinal Ointments - Joseph P. Remington.
Notes on Cinchona Bark - David Howard.
Pseudo-Gutta Perchas, or Substances Supplementary to Gutta Percha.

November 1883

Improved Method of Exhausting Drugs - Alfred B. Taylor.
Syrup of Wild Cherry - R. Rother.
Gleanings in Materia Medica - John M. Maisch. (Grindelia robusta, Camellia oleifera, The Fruit of the Brazilian Coffee Tree, Eriodictyon Californicum, Duboisia myoporoides, Tinctura Lappae fructus)
Mate or Paraguay Tea - Theodore Peckolt.
Varieties. (Koroniko (Veronica parviflora), Chamomile in Infantile Diarrhea)

December 1883

On Algin, a New Substance Obtained from Some of the Commoner Species of Marine Algae - E. C. C. Stanford.
The Trees Yielding Benzoin - E. M. Holmes.
Oleum Rusci - Peter Macewan.

The American Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 55, 1883, was edited by John M. Maisch.



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