Glycerinum Croci, B.P.C. Glycerin of Saffron.

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Format explanation

Related entry: Saffron

Saffron 2.50 | ½ ounce
Glycerin 50.00 | 10 fl. ounces
Alcohol (60 per cent.) 50.00 | 10 fl. ounces

Mix the glycerin and the alcohol; then digest the saffron in the mixture for an hour at a gentle heat and filter. This preparation should be kept in well-stoppered bottles, filled so as to prevent access of air and consequent loss of colour by oxidation.

The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.