Tinctura Cinnamomi Composita.—Compound Tincture of Cinnamon.

Related entry: Cinnamomum.—Cinnamon

Preparation.—Take of cinnamon, finely powdered, 1 ounce; cardamom, prickly ash berries, ginger, finely powdered, of each, 3 drachms; diluted alcohol, 2 pints, or a sufficient quantity. Form into a tincture by maceration or percolation, making 2 pints of tincture.

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—This is a very warm and agreeable aromatic tincture, beneficial in flatulence, debility, or spasm of the stomach, and chronic diarrhoea. The dose is 1 or 2 fluid drachms, in sweetened water.

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