Cataplasma Sinapis, B.P.C. Mustard Poultice.

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Related entry: Mustard

Crushed Linseed 28.00 | 4 ounces
Mustard, in powder 2.00 | 125 grains
Water 70.00 | 10 fl . ounces

Add the linseed gradually to about 70 (10 fluid ounces) of boiling water; then add the mustard, previously rubbed to a smooth paste with a little cold or tepid water. The mustard paste may be spread on the surface of the linseed poultice if stronger action be desired.

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