Trituratio Carbo Ligni.—Trituration of Wood Charcoal.

Related entry: Carbo Ligni (U. S. P.)—Charcoal

SYNONYMS: Trituration of carbo vegetabilis, Trituration of vegetable charcoal.

Preparation.—Take of carbo ligni, 1 part; sugar if milk, 99 parts. Mix thoroughly by trituration. This forms the first centesimal trituration (1). To prepare the first decimal (1 x): Take of carbo ligni, 10 parts; sugar of milk, 90 parts; to make 100 parts. Mix thoroughly by trituration.

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Carbo Ligni.) Dose, 1 to 10 grains.

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