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Spiritus Cinnamomi. U. S., Br. Spirit of Cinnamon.

Botanical name:

Sp. Cinnam.

Related entry: Oil of Cinnamon

Teinture (alcoole) d'essence de Cannelle, Esprit de Cannelle, Fr.; Zimmtspiritus, G.; Spirito di cannella, It.

"Oil of Cinnamon, one hundred mils [or 3 fluidounces, 183 minims]; Alcohol, a sufficient quantity to make one thousand mils [or 33 fluid-ounces, 61/2 fluidrachms]. Mix the oil with sufficient alcohol to make the product measure one thousand mils [or 33 fluidounces, 6 1/2 fluidrachms]." U.S.

"Oil of Cinnamon, 100 millilitres; Alcohol (90 per cent.), sufficient to produce 1000 millilitres. Dissolve. When not clear, shake with a little powdered talc and niter." Br.

The spirit of cinnamon is an agreeable aromatic cordial.

Dose, from ten to thirty minims (0.6-1.8 mils) in water.


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



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