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Aqua Aurantii Florum (U. S. P.)—Orange Flower Water.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Aurantii Flores—Orange Flowers - Stronger Orange Flower Water

Preparation.—"Stronger orange flower water, distilled water, of each, 1 volume. Mix them immediately before use"—(U. S. P.).

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—This water is employed chiefly as a delicately perfumed vehicle for other substances. As a medicine, it has little to recommend it, though it has been administered in cardiac palpitations, and headaches of a neuralgic character in nervous females. It has likewise been employed in various hysteroidal affections.


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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