Mucilago Gummi Indici. Br. Mucilage of Indian Gum.

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Related entries: Indian Gum -

"Indian Gum, 50 grammes; Distilled Water, 150 millilitres. Rapidly rinse the Indian Gum with a little water; then dissolve it in the Distilled Water in a closed vessel and strain. The Mucilage should be recently prepared. In India and the Eastern Divisions of the Empire, Mucilago of Indian Gum may be employed in making the official preparations for which Mucilage of Gum Acacia is directed to be used (see 'Gummi Indicum')." Br.

This mucilage was made official in the British Pharmacopoeia (1914); it is not as adhesive as the mucilage of acacia.

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