Extractum Anthemidis Fluidum.—Fluid Extract of Chamomile.

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Related entry: Anthemis (U. S. P.)—Anthemis

Preparation.—Take of chamomile flowers in powder 16 troy ounces, of a mixture of alcohol 3 parts, water 2 parts, a sufficient quantity. Moisten; proceed according to formula of fluid extract of Alstonia scholaris ending with the word percolation.

Medical Uses and Dosage.—This fluid extract of chamomile flowers is a tonic, and possesses all the properties of the crude article. Each fluid ounce of the extract represents a fluid ounce of the flowers; hence the dose is from 1 to 60 drops, 3 times a day. It may be advantageously combined with the fluid extracts of cimicifuga, valerian, cypripedium, scutellaria, etc.

King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.