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