Extractum Stillingiae Fluidum Compositum (N. F.)—Compound Fluid Extract of Stillingia.

Botanical name: 

Related entry: Stillingia (U. S. P.)—Stillingia - Extract of Stillingia. - Fluid Extract of Stillingia.

Preparation.Formulary number, 176: "Stillingia, two hundred and fifty grammes (250 Gm.) [8 ozs. av., 358 grs.]; corydalis (root), two hundred and fifty grammes (250 Gm.) [8 ozs. av., 358 grs.]; iris, one hundred and twenty-five grammes (125 Gm.) [4 ozs. av., 179 grs.]; sambucus, one hundred and twenty-five grammes (125 Gm.) [4 ozs. av., 179 grs.]; chimaphila, one hundred and twenty-five grammes (125 Gm.) [4 ozs. av., 179 grs.]; coriander, sixty-five grammes (65 Gm.) [2 ozs. av., 128 grs.]; xanthoxylum berries, sixty grammes (60 Gm.) [2 ozs. av., 51 grs.]. Reduce the drugs to a moderately coarse (No. 40) powder, and prepare a fluid extract in the usual manner by the process and menstrua below mentioned: Process B (see F. 135). Menstruum I: Alcohol, five hundred cubic centimeters (500 Cc.) [16 fl℥, 435♏]; glycerin, two hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (250 Cc.) [3 fl℥, 218♏]; water, two hundred and fifty cubic centimeters (250 Cc.) [8 fl℥, 218♏]. Menstruum II: Diluted alcohol"—(Nat. Form.).

Medical Uses and Dosage.—Chiefly employed as an alterative in scrofula, syphilis, rheumatism, and allied disorders. 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.