The Pharmacopœia of the United States of America

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Board of Trustees, 1905 - 692 pages

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Page 461 - ... 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, gradually adding menstruum, until the hydrastis is exhausted.
Page 560 - Protactinium Radium Radon Rhenium Rhodium Rubidium Ruthenium Samarium Scandium Selenium Silicon Silver Sodium Strontium Sulfur...
Page 264 - A white, very bulky, and very fine powder, without odor, and having an earthy, but not a saline, taste. On exposure to the air, it slowly absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide.
Page 199 - Cc. of this menstruum, pack it lightly in a cylindrical percolator and add enough of the 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 covered the percolator macerate the mixture for 48 hours.
Page 231 - Put the substance into a suitable vessel provided with a cover, pour upon it the Boiling Water, cover the vessel tightly, and let it stand for half an hour.
Page ix - May, 1859, issue a notice requesting the several incorporated State Medical Societies, the incorporated Medical Colleges, the incorporated Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons, and the incorporated Colleges of Pharmacy, throughout the United States, to elect a number of delegates, not exceeding three, to attend a general convention, to be held at Washington on the first Wednesday in May, 1860.
Page 53 - Trioxide and occurs as a heavy solid occurring either as an opaque, white powder, or in irregular masses of two varieties : one, amorphous, transparent, and colorless, like glass ; the other, crystalline, opaque, and white, resembling porcelain. Frequently the same piece has an opaque, white, outer crust enclosing the glassy variety. Contact with moist air gradually changes the glassy iuto the white, opaque variety. Both are odorless and tasteless.
Page 560 - Pa Ra Rn Re Rh Rb Ru Sm Sc Se Si Ag Na Sr S Ta Tc Te Tb Tl Th Tm Sn Ti W U V Xe Yb Y Zn Zr...
Page 227 - Honey successively into a strong bottle of the capacity of one hundred cubic centimeters, and add two cubic centimeters of Water. Cork the bottle, and shake it for about half an hour at a time, until the aggregate time of shaking reaches ten hours, or until the globules of Mercury are no longer visible under a lens magnifying four diameters.
Page 380 - Great caution should be observed in handling it, as dangerous explosions are liable to occur when it is heated or subjected to concussion or trituration with organic substances (cork, tannic acid, sugar, etc.), or with sulphur, antimony sulphide, phosphorus, or other easily oxidizable substances.

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