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Tinctura Sumbul (U. S. P.)—Tincture of Sumbul.

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

Preparation.—"Sumbul, in No. 30 powder, one hundred grammes (100 Gm.) [3 ozs. av., 231 grs.]; alcohol, water, each, a sufficient quantity to make one thousand cubic centimeters (1000 Cc.) [33 fl℥, 391♏]. Mix alcohol and water in the proportion of six hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (650 Cc.) [21 fl℥, 470♏] of alcohol to three hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (350 Cc.) [11 fl℥, 401♏] of water. Moisten the powder with one hundred cubic centimeters (100 Cc.) [3 fl℥, 183♏] of the menstruum, and macerate for 24 hours; then pack it firmly in a cylindrical percolator, and gradually pour menstruum upon it, until one thousand cubic centimeters (1000 Cc.) [33 fl℥, 391♏] of tincture are obtained"—(U. S. P).

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Sumbul.) Dose, 10 to 60 minims.


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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