Decoctum Ispaghulae. Br.
Decoction of Ispaghula
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"Ispaghula, bruised, 15 grammes; Distilled Water, sufficient to produce 1000 millilitres. Boil the Ispaghula with twelve hundred millilitres of Distilled Water, in a suitable vessel, for ten minutes; strain; if necessary pour sufficient Distilled Water over the contents of the strainer to produce the required volume." Br.
This decoction was transferred from the British Addendum (1900) to the British Pharm. (1914). It is used as a demulcent drink in India for diarrhea. Dose, four fluidrachms to two fluidounces (15-60 mils).