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Aqua Anethi.—Dill Water.

Botanical name:

Related entries: Anethi Fructus.—Dill-Fruit

Preparation.—"Dill fruit, bruised, 1 pound; water, 2 gallons. Distill 1 gallon"—(Br. Ph.). Imperial measure.

History, Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—This water is but little used in America. It is slightly opalescent when first made, and resembles anise water in odor and taste. It may be administered in infantile colic. When administered to a nursing mother it is said to impart its flavor to the milk. The dose is from 1 fluid drachm to 1 fluid ounce.


King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.



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