Extractum Haematoxyli Liquidum, B.P.C. Liquid Extract of Logwood.

Format explanation

Related entries: Logwood

Synonym.—Liquid Extract of Haematoxylon.

Logwood, in No. 20 powder 100.00 | 20 ounces
Alcohol 15.00 | 3 fl. ounces
Distilled Water ... to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Boil the logwood With 200 (40 fluid ounces) of the water for half an hour, and strain. Repeat the process twice, and, having mixed the strained liquids, evaporate until the product measures 85 (17 fluid ounces). Add the alcohol, set aside for seven days, decant the clear liquor, and add sufficient distilled water to produce 100 (20 fluid ounces).
Dose.—2 to 8 mils (1 to 2 fluid drachms).

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