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Syrupus Rhei Aromaticus (U. S. P.)—Aromatic Syrup of Rhubarb.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Rheum (U. S. P.)—Rhubarb - Aromatic Tincture of Rhubarb

Preparation.—"Aromatic tincture of rhubarb, one hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (150 Cc.) [5 fl℥, 35♏]; syrup, eight hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (850 Cc.) [28 fl℥, 356♏]; to make one thousand cubic centimeters (1000 Cc.) [33 fl℥, 391♏]. Mix them"—(U.S. P.). This preparation is somewhat opaque, and possesses a spicy, bitterish taste, and emits a pleasant aroma.

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Rheum.) Dose, 1/2 to 1 fluid drachm.

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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