Materia Medica of Vegetable and Animal Origin: With Notes on the Properties, Uses, and Constituents of Crude Drugs

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W.T. Keener, 1905 - Materia medica - 494 pages
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Page 88 - CARBO LIGNI. WOOD CHARCOAL. Wood charred by exposure to a red heat without access of air.
Page 120 - Pharmacopœia, 1885, directs that " it should yield between 5 and 6 per cent, of total alkaloids, of which not less than half shall consist of quinine and cinchonidine.
Page 304 - ... top and bottom, and crowned with the persistent stigma, the diverging segments of which are arranged in a circle upon the summit ; it contains numerous minute white seeds, which, when perfectly ripe, escape through small openings beneath the stigma...
Page 70 - It possesses astringent properties, and is official in the Indian and Colonial Addendum, for use in India and the Eastern Colonies, as a substitute for East Indian, Malabar, or Madras kino, in making official preparations for which ordinary kino is directed to be used.
Page 195 - This process of conversion, which is called " open conversion," is completed in about two hours. Another method is called " close conversion." The substances are inclosed in stout copper cylinders, and subjected to the action of superheated steam. This process occupies about fifteen minutes. The conversion is also accomplished sometimes by fermentation.
Page 208 - ... India and Ceylon. This variety of orange peel should possess the pleasant odour and bitter taste characteristic of bitter orange peel from Citrus Aurantium, var. Bigaradia, and should have very little of the white inner portion of the pericarp adhering to it.
Page 406 - Pharmacopoeias, is a mixture of dipentene, and other hydrocarbons, obtained by agitating oil of turpentine with successive quantities of sulphuric acid until it no longer possesses optical activity.
Page 191 - In translucent and almost colourless sheets or shreds. A solution in 50 parts of hot water is inodorous, and solidifies to a jelly on cooling.
Page 87 - The residue of bones which have been exposed to a red heat without the access of air. Consists principally of charcoal, phosphate, and carbonate of lime.
Page 280 - COD-LIVER OIL. The oil extracted from the fresh liver of the cod, Gadus Morrhua Linn., by the application of a heat not exceeding 180.

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