Fluidextractum Granati. U. S. Fluidextract of Pomegranate.

Botanical name: 

Fldext. Granat.

Related entries: Granatum

Fluidextract of Pomegranate Root Bark; Extrait liquide d'Ecorce de Balaustier, Extrait liquide d'Ecorce de Grenadier, Fr.; Flüssiges Granatwurzelrindenextrakt, G.

"Pomegranate, 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, five hundred mils [or 16 fluidounces, 435 minims] of alcohol and four hundred mils [or 13 fluid-ounces, 252 minims] of water as Menstruum I, and diluted alcohol as Menstruum II." U. S.

This fluidextract was admitted to the U S. Pharmacopoeia (8th Revision) for the first time; il well represents the virtues of pomegranate.

Dose, from one-half to one 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.