Tinctura Saponis Viridis Composita (N. F.)—Compound Tincture of Green Soap.

Related entry: Sapo (U. S. P.)—Soap

Preparation.—"Soft soap (U. S. P.), one hundred and fifty grammes (150, Gm.) [5 ozs. av., 127 grs.]; oil of cade, twenty cubic centimeters (20 Cc.) [325♏]; alcohol, a sufficient quantity to make one thousand cubic centimeters (1000 Cc.) [33 fl℥, 391♏]. Dissolve the soft soap in seven hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (750 Cc.) [25 fl℥, 173♏]. of alcohol, add the oil of cade, and then enough alcohol to make the product measure one thousand cubic centimeters (1000 Cc.) [33 fl℥, 391♏]; and filter"—(Nat. Form.).

Action, Medical Uses, and Dosage.—Employed as an external application in itching and scaly skin diseases (see Oleum Cadinum).

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