Mistura Amygdalae Amarae, B.P.C. Bitter Almond Mixture.

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Related entry: Bitter Almond - Compound Bitter Almond Mixture.

Bitter Almonds 7.50 | 1 ½ ounces
Distilled Water to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Blanch the almonds in cold water and triturate with a little of the distilled water to form a thin paste; then gradually add sufficient distilled water to make up to the required volume, and strain. This preparation is used as a basis for skin lotions.

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