Mica Panis.—Crumb of Bread.

The soft portion of bread made from wheaten flour was official under the above title in the British Pharmacopoeia of 1885. Bread crumb is employed as a pill-excipient, and is a constituent of the former British charcoal poultice and of several emollient cataplasms. Corn meal is generally used in this country in making charcoal poultice.

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