Mel Rosae (U. S. P.)—Honey of Rose.
Preparation.—"Fluid extract of rose, one hundred and twenty cubic centimeters (120 Cc.) [4 fl℥, 28♏]; clarified honey, a sufficient quantity to make one thousand grammes (1000 Gm.) [2 lbs. av., 3 ozs., 120 grs.]. Into a tared vessel introduce the fluid extract of rose, then add enough clarified honey to make the contents weigh one thousand grammes (1000 Gm.) [2 lbs. av. 3 ozs., 120 grs.], and mix them thoroughly"—(U. S. P.).
Action and Medical Uses.—Useful and pleasant addition to mouth-washes and gargles. It is slightly stimulant and astringent, and is adapted to inflammatory ulcerations of mouth and throat.