Extractum Sumbul. U.S. Extract of Sumbul.
Related entries: Sumbul
Extract of Muskroot; Extrait de Racine de Sumbul, Fr.; Sumbulwurzelextrakt, Moschuswurzelextrakt, G.
"Sumbul, in No. 30 powder, one thousand grammes [or 35 ounces av., 120 grains]; Alcohol, Water, each, a sufficient quantity. Moisten the powder with sufficient of a mixture of four volumes of alcohol and one volume of water and pack it in a cylindrical percolator; then add enough of this menstruum to saturate the powder and leave a stratum above it. When the liquid begins to drop from the percolator close the lower orifice, and, having closely covered the percolator, macerate for forty-eight hours. Then allow the percolation to proceed slowly, gradually adding menstruum of the same strength until the drug is exhausted. Recover the alcohol from the percolate by distillation and evaporate the residue with frequent stirring, at a temperature not exceeding 70° C. (158° F.), to a pilular consistence." U. S.
Dose, two to five grains (0.13-0.32 Gm.).