Tinctura Cocci. Br. Tincture of Cochineal.
Teinture (alcoole) de Cochenille, Fr. Cod.; Cochenilletinktur, G.
"Cochineal, in powder, 100 grammes; Alcohol (45 per cent.), 1000 millilitres. Prepare by the maceration process." Br.
This is valued chiefly for imparting color to liquid preparations; four or five per cent. of this tincture will give a deep red color. (See Coccus.)
Dose, from twenty minims to a fluidrachm (1.3-3.75 mils).
The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.