Amylum Iodisatum, B.P.C. Iodised Starch.
|Distilled Water ...||a sufficient quantity|
Triturate the iodine with a little distilled water, add the starch gradually, and continue the trituration until the compound assumes a uniform dark blue or nearly black colour. Dry at a temperature not exceeding 40°, and reduce the product to a fine powder.
Dose.—2 to 5 grammes (30 to 75 grains).