Fluidextractum Uvae Ursi. U. S. Fluidextract of Uva Ursi.

Botanical name: 

Fldext. Uvae Ursi.

Related entries: Uva Ursi

Extrait liquide de Busserole, Fr.; Flüssiges Bärentraubenblätterextrakt, G.

"Uva Ursi, in No. 30 powder, one thousand grammes [or 35 ounces av., 120 grains]. Prepare a Fluidextract by Type Process B, using a mixture of one hundred mils [or 3 fluidounces, 183 minims] of glycerin, three hundred mils [or 10 fluidounces, 69 minims] of alcohol and five hundred mils [or 16 fluid-ounces, 435 minims] of water as Menstruum I, and a mixture of one volume of alcohol and two volumes of water as Menstruum II. Reserve the first eight hundred mils [or 27 fluid-ounces, 24 minims] of percolate." U. S.

This preparation is a dense, black liquid, of a sweet, bitterish, astringent, but not very disagreeable taste.

Dose, from thirty minims to a fluidrachm (1.8-3.75 mils).

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