Ceratum Crotonis.—Croton-Oil Cerate.
Related entry: Oleum Tiglii (U. S. P.)—Croton Oil
Preparation.—Melt lard, 5 ounces, with white wax, 1 ounce, and, when nearly cool, add croton oil, 2 ounces, and stir until cool.
Action and Medical Uses.—Croton-oil cerate is a rubefacient and vesicant, and may be used in all cases where such actions, or counter-irritation, are demanded.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.