Unguentum Ammoniacale.—Ammoniacal Ointment.
SYNONYM: Gondret's pomade.
Preparation.—Take of lard, 6 drachms; suet, 4 drachms; almond oil, 2 drachms; stronger solution of ammonia, 12 fluid drachms. Melt the lard, suet, and oil together, then add the ammonia, and shake the whole together in a closed bottle.
Action and Medical Uses.—This preparation is rubefacient and vesicant. To produce its vesicating influence, it must be covered with a compress after inunction.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.