Pharmaceutical Archives, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page 40 - ... necessitating large doses. 4. Taka-Diastase is free from sugar. Malt extracts are heavily loaded with sugar and apt to exaggerate already present pathological conditions. 5. Taka-Diastase is perfectly soluble, and is compatible with other medicaments in neutral or slightly alkaline media. Malt extracts, owing to their viscosity, are difficult to handle and to incorporate with other ingredients in prescriptions. 6. Taka-Diastase is economical, owing to its small dosage. Necessarily large dosage...
Page 40 - TAKA-DIASTASE will convert at least 100 times its weight of dry starch. The best malt extract will not convert more than five times its weight under same conditions. 2. TAKA-DIASTASE is absolutely permanent. All malt extracts deteriorate with age. 3. TAKA-DIASTASE is in powdered form, dose from i to 5 grains.
Page 3 - Leaves from four to six inches long, broadly ovate, narrowed into a petiole, tapering at the apex, entire on the margin, smooth, thin, the upper surface brownish-green, the lower surface greyishgreen, having a slight odor and a bitterish, disagreeable taste.
Page 4 - ... the stem is erect, round, branching from one to three feet in height, and thickly furnished with leaves; these are large, oblong, ovate, deeply sinuated, with pointed segments, undulated, soft to the touch, and at their base embrace the stem; the upper leaves are generally entire; both the stem and leaves are hairy, viscid, and of a sea-green colour; the flowers form long, one-sided, leafy spikes, which terminate the branches and hang downwards; they are composed of a calyx, with five pointed...
Page 4 - The stem is erect, round, branching, from one to three feet in height, and thickly furnished with leaves. These are large, oblong, ovate, deeply sinuated, with pointed segments, undulated, soft to the touch, and at their base embrace the stem. The upper leaves are generally entire. Both the stem and leaves are hairy, viscid, and of a sea-green colour. The flowers form long, one-sided leafy spikes, which terminate the branches, and hang downwards. They are composed of a calyx with five pointed divisions,...

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