Liquor Picis Ligni, B.P.C. Solution of Wood Tar.

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Format explanation

Related entry: Pix liquida

Wood Tar 5.00 | 1 ounce
Quillaia Bark, in No. 20 powder 10.00 | 2 ounces
Alcohol to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Prepare a tincture measuring 100 (20 fluid ounces) by percolating the quillaia bark with the alcohol, digest the wood tar in this tincture at a temperature of 50° for two days, stirring occasionally. Cool and filter, and if necessary make up to the required volume.

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