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Unguentum Chrysarobini (U. S. P.)—Chrysarobin Ointment.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Chrysarobinum (U. S. P.)—Chrysarobin

Preparation.—"Chrysarobin, five grammes (5 Gm.) [77 grs.]; benzoinated lard, ninety-five grammes (95 Gm.) [3 ozs. av., 154 grs.]; to make one hundred grammes (100 Gm.) [3 ozs. av., 231 grs.]. Rub the chrysarobin with the benzoinated lard, gradually added, until they are thoroughly mixed"—(U. S. P.). This ointment should be perfectly smooth, and of a yellow color. It will stain garments.

Action and Medical Uses.—(See Chrysarobinum.)


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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