Excerpt from A Dispensatory and Therapeutical Remembrancer: Comprising the Entire Lists of Materia Medica, Preparations and Compounds, With a Full and Distinct Version of Every Practical Formula, as Authorized by the London, Edinburgh and Dublin Royal College of Physicians
Among. The numerous' class of Compends, Lists, &0. &c. Of Materia Medica already before the Profession, there are doubtless many which, in individual respects, possess superlative merit, and evince rnuch ingenuity; it cannot failto have been remarked, however, that in 'no one instance of these?and only in a few of higher pretensmns and greater compass, has the attempt been made at embracing What is carried out in the present work namely, an unabridged practical forniulary of the three British Pharmacopoeias'; and this in addition to a full amount of collect ive information as to the uses, &c., of the different medicines; and other important points relating to remedial means and appli anoes.
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