Mucilago Cydoniae, B.P.C. Mucilage of Quince Seeds.

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Related entry: Quince

Quince Seeds 4.00 | 350 grains
Distilled Water 100.00 | 20 fl. ounces

Macerate the seeds in the distilled water for three hours, with occasional stirring, and strain without expression. This mucilage forms a useful suspending agent for such liquids as tincture of benzoin when added to toilet preparations. When used for this purpose, it is sometimes prepared with rose water.

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