Trochisci Cubebae (U. S. P.)—Troches of Cubeb.
Related entry: Cubeba (U. S. P.)—Cubeb
Preparation.—"Oleoresin of cubeb, four grammes (4 Gm.) [62 grs.]; oil of sassafras, one cubic centimeter (1 Cc.) [16♏]; extract of glycyrrhiza, in fine powder, twenty-five grammes (25 Gm.) [386 grs.]; acacia, in fine powder, twelve grammes (12 Gm.) [185 grs.]; syrup of tolu, a sufficient quantity to make 100 troches. Rub the powders together until they are thoroughly mixed; then add the oleoresin and the oil, and incorporate them with the mixture. Lastly, with syrup of tolu, form a mass, to be divided into 100 troches "—(U. S. P.). Nearly grain of oleoresin of cubeb is contained in each troche.
Action and Medical Uses.—These troches are employed in pharyngeal and laryngeal inflammations of subacute or chronic type, where there is tenacious catarrhal secretion.