Lotio Rosae, B.P.C. Rose Lotion.
Synonyms.—Lac Rosae; Milk of Roses.
Related entry: Almonds - Oil of Rose
|Almonds, blanched||10.00|||||2 ounces|
|Curd Soap||0.69|||||60 grains|
|White Beeswax||0.69|||||60 grains|
|Almond Oil||0.62|||||60 minims|
|Oil of Bergamot||0.62|||||60 minims|
|Oil of Lavender||0.16|||||16 minims|
|Oil of Rose||0.08|||||8 minims|
|Alcohol||15.00|||||3 fl. ounces|
|Rose Water, diluted||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Beat the blanched almonds with seven times their weight of the diluted rose water, and add the resulting emulsion gradually to the curd soap, white beeswax, and almond oil, previously mixed by the aid of gentle heat; strain the emulsion, add the oils dissolved in the alcohol, and make up to the required volume with diluted rose water.
The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.