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Fluidextractum Viburni Prunifolii. U. S. (Br.)

Fluidextractum Viburni Prunifolii. U. S. (Br.)

Fluidextract of Viburnum Prunifolium. Fldext. Viburn. Prun. [Fluidextract of Black Haw]

Related entries: Viburnum Prunifolium

Extractum Viburni Liquidum, Br.; Liquid Extract of Black Haw; Extrait liquide de Viburne, Fr.; Flüssiges Viburnumextrakt, G.

"Viburnum Prunifolium, in No. 30 powder, one thousand grammes [or 35 ounces av., 120 grains]. Prepare a Fluidextract by Type Process A, using a mixture of two 'volumes of alcohol and one volume of water as the menstruum." U. S.

"Black Haw, in No. 60 powder, 1000 grammes; Alcohol (70 per cent.), sufficient to produce 1000 millilitres. Exhaust the Black Haw with the Alcohol by the percolation process. Reserve the first eight hundred and fifty millilitres of the percolate; recover the alcohol from the remainder by distillation; evaporate the residue to a soft extract; dissolve this in the reserved portion; add sufficient of the Alcohol to produce the required volume." Br.

This is a fluidextract which well represents the drug. It is of a dark reddish-brown color.

Dose, from one-half to one fluidrachm (1.8—3.75 mils).

Off. Prep.—Elixir Viburni Prunifolii, N. F.


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



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