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Extractum Belae Liquidum. Br. Liquid Extract of Bael.

Botanical name:

Related entries: Bael

"Bael Fruit, bruised, 1000 grammes; Chloroform Water, 15000 millilitres; Alcohol (90 per cent.), sufficient to produce 1000 millilitres. Macerate the bruised Bael Fruit for twelve hours in five thousand millilitres of the Chloroform Water; pour off and reserve the clear liquid; repeat the maceration a second and a third time for one hour in each case, using' for each maceration five thousand millilitres of the Chloroform Water; press the marc; strain the mixed liquids through flannel. Evaporate to seven hundred and fifty millilitres; cool; add sufficient of the Alcohol to produce the required volume; filter."' Br.

This represents whatever therapeutic virtues may reside in Bael Fruit. (See Belae Fructus)

Dose, one to two fluidrachms (3.75-7.5 mils).


The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.



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