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Infusum Aurantii Compositum.—Compound Infusion of Orange Peel.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Aurantii Amari Cortex (U. S. P.)—Bitter Orange Peel

Preparation.—Infuse, in a closed vessel for 15 minutes, 1/4 ounce (av.) of bitter orange peel (cut small); 56 grains of fresh lemon peel (cut small), and 28 grains of bruised cloves, in 10 fluid ounces (Imp.) of boiling distilled water. Strain—(Br. Pharm.).

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—Used chiefly as a carminative. Dose, to 2 fluid ounces.


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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