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Trochisci Capsici.—Troches of Capsicum. Trochisci Capsici et Lobeliae.—Troches of Capsicum a.

Trochisci Capsici.—Troches of Capsicum.

Related entry: Capsicum (U. S. P.)—Capsicum

Preparation.—Take of capsicum, in powder, 1/2 ounce; sugar, 6 ounces; mucilage of gum tragacanth, a sufficient quantity. Mix the sugar and capsicum thoroughly together, and, with the mucilage, beat them into a proper mass for making 240 lozenges.

Action and Medical Uses.—These troches will be found useful in dryness and irritation of the throat, relaxed uvula, and in all cases where capsicum is indicated. Each troche contains 1 grain of capsicum.


Trochisci Capsici et Lobeliae.—Troches of Capsicum and Lobelia.

Related entry: Lobelia (U. S. P.)—Lobelia

Preparation.—Take of capsicum, in powder, 1/2 ounce; oil of lobelia, 24 minims; sugar, 6 ounces; mucilage of tragacanth, a sufficient quantity. Mix the sugar and capsicum thoroughly together, add the oil, and, with the mucilage, beat them into a proper mass for making 240 lozenges.

Action and Medical Uses.—These troches are stimulant and expectorant, and may be employed wherever such a combination is desired. Each troche contains 1 grain of capsicum, and 1/10 minim of oil of lobelia.


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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