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Infusum Caryophylli.—Infusion of Cloves.

Botanical name:

Related entry: Caryophyllus (U. S. P.)—Cloves

Preparation.—Macerate, in a closed vessel, for 30 minutes, 1/4 ounce (av.) of bruised cloves in 10 fluid ounces (Imp.) of boiling distilled water. Strain—(Br. Pharm.).

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Caryophyllus.) Carminative. Used chiefly in the nausea of debility, and in pains induced by flatulence.


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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