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