Tinctura Cascarillae.—Tincture of Cascarilla.
Related entry: Cascarilla (U. S. P.)—Cascarilla
Preparation.—"Take of cascarilla bark, in No. 40 powder, 2 ½ ounces (av.); proof-spirit, 1 pint (Imp.)"—(Br. Pharm., 1885). Prepare as directed for Tinctura Sennae. This tincture is red-brown in color. The British Pharmacopoeia (1898) directs the employment of 4 ounces of cascarilla bark, and of alcohol (70 per cent), a sufficient quantity to make 1 pint of tincture.
Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—(See Cascarilla.) Dose, 20 to 120 drops.