Books Group Western druggist Volume 15

ISBN 13: 9781231113837

Western druggist Volume 15

9781231113837: Western druggist Volume 15

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...inhalation. To compound the prescription, the iodine should be triturated with all the alcohol, then the oil should be added gradually, with constant stirring, and a fairly good preparation can be made. On no account whatever should the iodine and oil be brought in contact without the intervention of the third ingredient, as a violent explosion would result. 143. Preservation Of Night-blooming Cereus.--T. O. M. (South Boston, Va.) desires to know how to preserve the blossom of the night-blooming cereus. Ordinary alcohol is used for this purpose. The flower is placed in a suitable jar and is completely covered with the liquid. The vessel should be kept well closed to prevent evaporation of the alcohol; it should also not be exposed to sunlight to prevent bleaching of the flower. 144. Prescription Difficulty.--P. R. (Chicago) sends the following for criticism: 5 Hydrog. peroxid. § i Zinci sulphatis 3 vi Acidi carbolici. 3 Glycerini § i Aqua, q. s., ad. 3 vizi M. The principal reactions occurring in the above mixture are the oxidation by the peroxide of the carbolic acid to pyrocatechin, hydroquinone, and quinone, and the glycerin to glyceric, oxalic, tartaric, and other acids. The resulting compounds vary somewhat in kind and amount, depending on the relative proportions of the original ingredients and the duration of the reaction. The most evident change occurring upon compounding the prescription was the change of the liquid to a dark color and somewhat tarry consistence, due to the oxidation products of the carbolic acid. Colorado Board Of Pharmacy.--The examination held in Denver June 20 resulted in the passing of the following applicants: Registered pharmacists--G. A. Schorse, A. E. Kiesling, J. N. Angell, R. H. McKenzie,. H. Myers. E. L. Gowdy...

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