Pulvis Lobeliae Compositus, B.P.C., Compound Lobelia Powder.
|Lobelia, in powder||25.00|||||4||ounces|
|Stramonium Leaves, in powder||25.00|||||4||ounces|
|Oil of Anise||0.10|||||8||minims|
|Distilled Water, boiling||25.00|||||4||fl. ounces|
|Tea Leaves, in powder||to 100.00|||||to 16||ounces|
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.