Text-book of therapeutics and materia medica

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Lea Brothers, 1887 - 552 pages

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Page 297 - Soluble in all proportions in water and alcohol; also soluble in a mixture of 3 parts of alcohol and 1 part of ether, but insoluble in ether, chloroform, carbon disulphide, petroleum benzin, benzene, and fixed and volatile oils.
Page 186 - Pharmacopoeia, which is as follows : One part dissolved in 500 parts of water, acidulated with 7.5 parts of hydrochloric acid, should digest at least 50 parts of hard boiled Egg Albumen in 5 to 6 hours at ico° to 104° F. DRY PEPSIN CONCENTRATED, Possessing 8 times the strength of the above. Particularly' recommended to manufacturers.
Page 250 - 100 parts of the crystals are liquefied by the addition of about 5 parts of water; this liquid is rendered turbid by the further addition of water until 2,000 parts have been added, when a stable and clear solution is formed.
Page 239 - Soap occurs as a white or whitish solid, hard yet easily cut when fresh, or as a fine yellowish white powder, having a faint peculiar odor free from rancidity, a disagreeable alkaline taste and an alkaline reaction. It is soluble in water and in alcohol.
Page 262 - It is closely related to phenol, and is, like it, a powerful antiseptic in the proportion of one to one hundred. It is soluble in all the ordinary solvents, except chloroform and sulphide of carbon.
Page 189 - ... in order to keep up the heat. At the end of an hour, or an hour and a half the product is boiled for two or three minutes. It can then be used like ordinary milk.
Page 247 - Put eight grains of the chlorate of potassa into a pint bottle, and pour upon them one drachm of strong hydrochloric acid. Keep the mouth of the bottle closed until the violent action has ceased ; then add an ounce of water, and shake the mixture well ; then add another ounce of water, and again agitate well ; and so on, until the bottle is full. The chlorate should be pulverized, and in cold weather the bottle should first be warmed. A tablespoonful or two of this mixture, according to the age of...
Page 492 - A heavy, dark brownish-black powder, liable to reduction by exposure to light, odorless, and having a metallic taste.
Page 30 - A yellowish oily liquid, gradually becoming brown, rancid and acid, when exposed to the air; odorless or nearly so, tasteless, and, when pure, of a neutral reaction. Sp. gr.
Page 367 - Its specific gravity should not be more than 0.930 nor less than 0.917, corresponding approximately to an alcoholic strength of 44 to 50 per cent, by weight, or 50 to 58 per cent, by volume.

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