Pulvis Amygdalae Amarae Compositus, B.P.C., Compound Bitter Almond Powder.

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Related entry: Amygdala Amara, B.P., Bitter Almond.

Synonym.—Compound Powder of Bitter Almonds.

Bitter Almonds, freshly blanched 62.50|  10ounces
Refined Sugar, in powder 31.25 | 5ounces
Gum Acacia, in powder 6.25 | 1ounce

Dry the freshly blanched almonds and reduce them to a suitable consistence by rubbing them lightly in a mortar until as smooth as possible; then add gradually the sugar and gum acacia previously mixed, so as to produce a coarse powder.

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