The New Dispensatory: Containing: The elements of pharmacy. The materia medica .... The preparations and compositions of the new London and Edinburgh pharmacopœias ... the most useful of those directed in the hospitals; sundry elegant extemporaneous forms, &c., digested in such a method as to compose a regular system of pharmacy; with remarks on their preparation and uses; the means of distinguishing adulterations; of performing the more difficult and dangerous processes with ease and safety, &c., the whole interspersed with practical cautions and observations. I.. II.. III.
J. Potts, 1778 - 692 páginas
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Página 166 - ... in half a pint of cow's milk warm. After thefe four dofes are taken, the patient muft go into the cold bath or a cold fpring, or river every morning failing for a month.
Página 359 - ... these pungent oils superadd a fresh stimulus. Volatile oils are never given alone, on account of their extreme heat and pungency, which in some is so great, that a single drop let fall upon the tongue produces a gangrenous eschar. They are readily imbibed by pure dry sugar, and in this form may be conveniently exhibited. Ground with eight or ten times their weight of...
Página 157 - ... white woody fibre that runs in the middle of each piece : the cortical part is compact, brittle, looks smooth and resinous upon breaking: it has very little smell ; the taste is bitterish and subacrid, covering the tongue as it were with a kind of mucilage.
Página 117 - The herb should be gathered when in flower, dried in the shade, and kept in a very dry airy place, to prevent its rotting or growing mouldy, which it is very apt to do. The leaves have a penetrating bitter...
Página 100 - It may be conveniently taken in the form of an elœofaccharum, or in that of an emullion, into which it may be reduced by triturating it with almonds, or rather with a thick mucilage of gum arabic, till they are well incorporated, and then gradually adding a proper quantity of water.
Página 157 - Europe about the middle of lad century, and an account of it publifhed about the fame time by Pifo ; but it did not come into general ufe, till about the year 1686, when Helvetius, under the patronage of Lewis XIV., introduced it into practice.
Página 381 - This naufeous relilh does not begin to rife till after the purer fpirituous part has come over j which is the very time that the virtues of the ingredients begin alfo moft' plentifully to diftil : and hence the liquor receives an ungrateful taint.
Página 134 - The feeds abound with a mucilaginous fubftance of no particular tafte, which they readily impart to watery liquors ; an ounce will render three pints of water thick and ropy, like the white of an egg. A mucilage of the feeds is kept in the (hops.
Página 366 - ... rectified spirit will dissolve the volatile, and leave the other behind; if with oil of turpentine, on dipping a piece of paper in the mixture, and drying it with a gentle heat, the turpentine will be betrayed by its smell. But the more subtile artists have contrived other methods of sophistication, which elude all trials of this kind.