Glycerinum Tragacanthae. Br. Glycerin of Tragacanth.

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Related entries: Tragacanth

Glycere de Gomme Adragante, Fr.; Traganth-Glycerit, G.

"Tragacanth, in powder, 10 grammes; Glycerin, 30 millilitres; Distilled Water, 10 millilitres. Mix the Glycerin with the Tragacanth; add the Distilled Water; triturate until a homogeneous paste is produced." Br.

This preparation has been introduced into the British Pharmacopoeia mainly to serve as an excipient for pills.

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