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Aqua Anethi. Br. Dill Water.

Botanical name:

Related entries: Anethi fructus

Eau d'Aneth, Fr.; Dillwasser, G.

"Dill Fruit, 100 grammes; Water, 2000 millilitres. Distil one thousand millilitres. In preparing this and other similar aqueous liquids by distillation, only good natural potable water must be employed, as directed for 'Distilled Water' " Br.

"This Water may be prepared by triturating the oil of dill with twice its weight of calcium phosphate and five hundred times its volume of distilled water and filtering the mixture. In tropical and subtropical parts of the Empire this Water way be used in placed of the corresponding Water of the text of the British Pharmacopoeia." Br.

This water, which is frequently prescribed in Great Britain, is occasionally used here; it closely resembles caraway water, over which it has no advantages. It is used only as a vehicle.


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



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