Gelato-Glycerinum, B.P.C. Gelato-Glycerin.


Format explanation.
Related entries: Gelatin - Glycerin - Glycogelatin - Pessaries - Nasal Bougies

Gelatin 32.50 | 6 ½ ounces
Glycerin 40.00 | 8 fl. ounces
Distilled Water 40.00 | 8 fl. ounces

Soak the gelatin in the water for twelve hours, with occasional stirring; then add the glycerin, dissolve on a water-bath, and evaporate so as to produce 100 (20 ounces) of the gelato-glycerin.

This preparation is used for nasal bougies. If required for pessaries, the official glycerin suppository mass may be used, or 18 of gelatin may be mixed with 64 of glycerin and 18 of water.

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