Oleosacchara (N. F.)—Oil-Sugars.


SYNONYM: Elaeosacchara (Ger. Pharm.).

Preparation.—"Any volatile oil, one drop (1 drop); sugar, two grammes (2 Gm.) [31 grs.]. Triturate the sugar with the volatile oil to a fine powder. This preparation should be freshly made when wanted for use. Note.—When Elaeosaccharum Anisi, E. Foeniculi, E. Menthae piperitae, etc., are prescribed, these are to be prepared from the corresponding essential oils, according to the above formula"—(Nat. Form.).

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