Aqua Picis, B.P.C. Tar Water.

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Related entry: Tar

Tar 10.00 | 2 ounces
Distilled Water 100.00 | 20 fl. ounces

Add the tar to the distilled water, stir together for fifteen minutes, decant the supernatant liquid, and filter through paper. This preparation darkens on keeping and is often preferred in this condition.
Dose.—½ litre (18 fluid ounces) or more, daily.

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