Infusum Calumbae Concentratum, B.P.C. Concentrated Infusion of Calumba.

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Calumba Root, in No. 10 powder 40.00 | 8 ounces
Alcohol 25.00 | 5 fl. ounces
Diluted Chloroform Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Prepare by the macero-expression process. Before the addition of the alcohol to the reserved portion of percolate, the latter should be heated to a temperature of not less than 85°, and maintained thereat for five minutes.

A product closely resembling infusion of calumba 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.