Under the term liquor, or solution, the U. S. P. includes all aqueous solutions of substances wholly soluble in that menstruum, and not containing sugar, volatile oils, or gases. This excludes such aqueous preparations as infusions, decoctions, medicated waters and syrups.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.