Pulvis Alkalinus Compositus, B.P.C., Compound Alkaline Powder.

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Related entry: Sodium Bicarbonate - Sodium Chloride

Sodium Bicarbonate, in powder 33.33 | 1 ounce
Sodium Chloride, in powder 33.33 | 1 ounce
Borax, in powder 33.33 | 1 ounce


This powder is used to make a wash for the nose in catarrh, 2 to 4 grammes (30 to 60 grains) being dissolved in 300 mils (10 fluid ounces) of warm water.

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