Extractum Petroselini Radicis Fluidum (N. F.)—Fluid Extract of Parsley Root.

Botanical name: 

Related entry: Petroselinum.—Parsley

Preparation.Formulary number, 171: "From the root of Petroselinum sativum, Hoffmann (Parsley). Process A (see F. 135). No. 40 powder. Menstruum: Diluted alcohol"—(Nat. Form.). Commercial parsley root is prone to injury by insects. Care should be exercised in the selection of the drug, and market-ground parsley root should be excluded if the whole root is to be had.

Medical Uses and Dosage.—(See Petroselinum). Dose, 10 to 60 minims.

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