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).