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Linimentum Belladonnae (U. S. P.)—Belladonna Liniment.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Belladonna.—Belladonna

Preparation.—"Camphor, fifty grammes (50 Gm.) [1 oz. av., 334 grs.]; fluid extract of belladonna root, a sufficient quantity to make one thousand cubic centimeters (1000 Cc.) [33 fl℥, 391♏]. Dissolve the camphor in about two hundred cubic centimeters (200 Cc.) [6 fl℥, 366♏] of the fluid extract, and then add enough of the latter to make the product measure one thousand cubic centimeters (1000 Cc.) [33 fl℥, 391♏]. Mix thoroughly"—(U.S.P.).

Action and Medical Uses.—This preparation may be applied locally to rheumatic and neuralgic parts, sprains, and other painful conditions, particularly when there is also spasmodic muscular action.


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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