Mucilago Sassafras Medullae, B.P.C. Mucilage of Sassafras Pith.

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Related entry: Sassafras

Sassafras Pith 2.00 | 175 grains
Distilled Water 100.00 | 20 fl. ounces

Macerate the sassafras pith in the distilled water for three hours, and strain without expression. This mucilage should be freshly prepared as required.

Dose.—8 to 30 mils (2 to 8 fluid drachms).

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