Pulvis Lobeliae Compositus, B.P.C., Compound Lobelia Powder.

Format explanation
Related entry: Lobelia - Stramonium Leaves - Oil of Anise - Tea

Synonym.—Asthma Powder.

Lobelia, in powder 25.00 | 4ounces
Stramonium Leaves, in powder 25.00 | 4ounces
Potassium Nitrate 25.00 | 4ounces
Oil of Anise 0.10 | 8minims
Distilled Water, boiling 25.00 | 4fl. ounces
Tea Leaves, in powder to 100.00 |  to 16ounces

Dissolve the potassium nitrate in the water, add the solution to the mixed powders, mix thoroughly, dry, and add the oil of anise.

This powder is used for asthma, half a teaspoonful or more being burned, and the fumes inhaled several times daily, or as required. Pulvis Stramonii Compositus is a similar preparation.

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