Extractum Anthemidis Fluidum.—Fluid Extract of Chamomile.
Related entry: Anthemis (U. S. P.)—Anthemis
Preparation.—Take of chamomile flowers in powder 16 troy ounces, of a mixture of alcohol 3 parts, water 2 parts, a sufficient quantity. Moisten; proceed according to formula of fluid extract of Alstonia scholaris ending with the word percolation.
Medical Uses and Dosage.—This fluid extract of chamomile flowers is a tonic, and possesses all the properties of the crude article. Each fluid ounce of the extract represents a fluid ounce of the flowers; hence the dose is from 1 to 60 drops, 3 times a day. It may be advantageously combined with the fluid extracts of cimicifuga, valerian, cypripedium, scutellaria, etc.