Decoctum Acaciae Corticis. Br. Decoction of Acacia Bark

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"Acacia Bark, bruised, 60 grammes; Distilled Water, sufficient to produce 1000 millilitres. Boil the Acacia Bark with twelve hundred millilitres of Distilled Water, in a suitable vessel, for ten minutes; strain; if necessary pour sufficient Distilled Water over the contents of the strainer to produce the required volume." Br.

This decoction was transferred from the British Addendum (1900) to the British Pharm. (1914). It is used in India as an astringent gargle, lotion, or injection. The dose is from four fluidrachms to two fluidounces (15-60 mils).

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.