Extractum Scillae Liquidum, B.P.C. Liquid Extract of Squill.

Botanical name: 

Format explanation

Related entries: Squill

Squill, in No. 10 powder 100.00 | 20 ounces
Alcohol (70 per cent.) ... to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Moisten the drug with 20 (4 fluid ounces) of the alcohol, pack in a percolator, and exhaust by percolation with the same liquid. Reserve the first 70 (14 fluid ounces) of percolate, distil off most of the alcohol from the subsequent percolate, evaporate the residue to a soft extract, and dissolve this in the reserved portion; then add sufficient of the alcohol to produce the required volume, and filter.
Dose.—½ to 2 decimils (0.05 to 0.2 milliliters) (1 to 3 minims).

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