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627. Oleum bubulum.—Neat's-foot Oil.

Botanical name:

627. OLEUM BUBULUM.—NEAT'S-FOOT OIL. From the fatty tissue of the feet of the ox, previously deprived of hoofs, obtained by boiling in water and skimming off the fat, which is subsequently strained and pressed. At ordinary temperatures this is a semifluid, oleaginous fat, of a peculiar odor.

CONSTITUENTS.—Mainly olein, with solid fats. Used externally.


A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.



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