Infusum Gentianae Compositum Concentratum, B.P.C. Concentrated Compound Infusion of Gentian.

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Related entries: Gentian

Gentian Root, in No. 10 powder 10.00 | 2 ounces
Dried Bitter Orange Peel, in No. 10 powde. 10.00 | 2 ounces
Tincture of Lemon 10.00 | 2 fl. ounces
Tincture of Orange 5.00 | 1 fl. ounce
Alcohol 17.50 | 3 ½ fl. ounces
Diluted Chloroform Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Prepare by the repercolation process, using diluted chloroform water as the menstruum, and adding the mixed tinctures and alcohol to the reserved portion.

A product closely resembling compound infusion of gentian is obtained by diluting 1 part of this preparation with 7 parts of distilled water.

Dose.—2 to 4 mils (½ to 1 fluid drachm).

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