Emulsio Menthae Piperitae, B.P.C. Emulsion of Peppermint.

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Related entry: Oil of Peppermint

Oil of Peppermint 10.00 | 2 fl. ounces
Tincture of Quillai. 3.75 | 3/4 fl. ounce
Distilled Water ... to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Add the oil of peppermint to the tincture of quillaia, shake, and add the distilled water gradually, shaking well after each addition. This preparation contains the same proportion of oil of peppermint as Spiritus Menthae Piperitae, and is used for stock mixtures where, it is desired to effect economy in the consumption of alcohol.
Dose.—3 to 12 decimils (0.3 to 1.2 milliliters) (5 to 20 minims).

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