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Pulvis Tragacanthae Compositus. Br. Compound Powder of Tragacanth.

Botanical name:

Related entries: Tragacanth

"Tragacanth, in powder, 15 grammes; Gum Acacia, in powder, 20 grammes; Starch, in powder, 20 grammes; Refined Sugar, in powder, 45 grammes. Mix." Br.

This is applicable to the general purposes of the demulcents, but is chiefly employed in Great Britain as a vehicle for heavy insoluble powders.

Dose, one-half to one drachm (2.0-3.9 Gm.).


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



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