Extractum Absinthii, B.P.C. Extract of Absinthium.
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|Absinthium, in No. 20 powder||10.00|||||2 ounces|
|Alcohol (20 per cent.)||75.00|||||15 fl. ounces|
Macerate the absinthium with 50 (10 fluid ounces) of the alcohol for twenty-four hours, stirring frequently, press off the liquid, treat the residue with the remainder of the alcohol, and again press; mix the expressed liquids, heat on a water-bath to coagulate albumin, allow to stand for two days, filter, and evaporate to the consistence of a soft extract.
Dose.—6 to 12 decigrams (10 to 20 grains).
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.