Tinctura Aurantii Dulcis. U. S. Tincture of Sweet Orange Peel. Tr. Aurant. Dulc.
Teinture de Zeste d'Orange douce, Fr.; Apfelsinenschalentinktur, G.
"Sweet Orange Peel, grated from the fresh fruit, five hundred grammes [or 17 ounces av., 279 grains], to make one thousand mils [or 33 fluidounces, 6 ½ fluidrachms]. Prepare a Tincture by Type Process M, macerating the drug in one thousand mils of alcohol and completing the preparation with alcohol. Use purified cotton as the filtering medium," U. S.
This tincture was designed to furnish a highly flavored alcoholic preparation of orange and has no medicinal properties. It is used as a pleasant adjuvant and flavoring agent.
Off. Prep.—Syrupus Aurantii, U. S.