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Fluidextractum Gelsemii. U. S. Fluidextract of Gelsemium.

Botanical name:

Fldext. Gelsem.

Related entries: Gelsemium

Extrait liquide de Jasmin jaune ou Gelsemium, Fr.; Flüssiges Gelber Jasminextrakt, Flüssiges Gelsemiumextrakt, G.

"Gelsemium, in No. 40 powder, one thousand grammes [or 35 ounces av., 120 grains], Prepare a Fluidextract by Type Process, using a mixture of four volumes of alcohol and one volume of water as the menstruum." U. S.

In this fluidextract the former menstruum of alcohol has been replaced in the U. S. P. IX with alcohol, 4 volumes, and water, 1 volume. It is of a dark reddish-brown color.

Dose, from one to three minims (0.06-0.2 mil).

Off. Prep.—Elixir Sodii Salicylatis Compositum, N. F.


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

Fldext. Gelsem.


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