Principles of Pharmacy

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Saunders, 1909 - 1175 pages

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Page 808 - Menthol occurs as colorless, acicular or prismatic crystals, having a strong and pure odor of peppermint and a warm, aromatic taste, followed by a sensation of cold when air is drawn into the mouth.
Page 464 - 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 oxidi2able substances.
Page 639 - A mixture of hydrocarbons, chiefly of the methane series, obtained by distilling off the lighter and more volatile portions from petroleum, and purifying the residue.
Page 497 - 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 253 - Alcohol 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.
Page 250 - 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 553 - Dissolve ten grammes of balsam of tolu in fifteen mils of ether, shake the pills with a sufficient quantity of this solution until they are uniformly coated, and put them on a plate to dry, occasionally rolling them about until the drying is completed. Keep the pills in a well-stoppered bottle.
Page 679 - AND USES : Glycerin is used in medicine chiefly as a solvent in preparing glycerites, and as a sweetening agent or vehicle in place...
Page 900 - The neutral sulphate of an alkaloid obtained from the bark of several species of cinchona (nat.
Page 673 - White, deliquescent, rhombohedral crystals, having a slight characteristic odor. Very soluble in water, alcohol, and ether. The aqueous solution, on boiling, is decomposed, with the formation of chloroform and carbon dioxide.

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