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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...CAn'rroN--Preserve the kernels in tightly closed containers, adding i1 few drops of carbon tetrachloride or chloroform from time to time to prevent attack by insects. Reject broken or wormy kernels. Moderate sized tree with a short, crooked, thick stem. Range--India and East India Islands, CochinChina and Northern Australia. Constituent-s--Alkaloids--strychnine, brucine, etc. (2.5-5 pcr cent.), proteids (about 11 per cent.),' loganin, fixed oil, gum, sugar. Properties--Tonic, spinal nervine, poisonous. Average dose--0.06 gm. (1 gr.). Prgfarations--Extractum Nucis Vomicae, uidextractum Nucis Vomicin, Tinctura Nucis Vomicm. Antidotec--Evacuant.s; potassium permanganate, tannin, animal charcoal; chloroform inhalation; belladonna; tincture of aoonite; morghine; tobacco; chloral hydrate; potassium romide.. OIL OF ALMOND, BITTER--Oleum Amygdalz Amarse U. S. P. A volatile oil obtained by maceration and distillation from the ripe kernels of Prunus Amygdalus amara Dec-andolle (Fam. Rosacz) and from other kernels containing amygdalin. It yields not less than 85 per cent. of benzaldehylde, and not less than 2 per cent. nor more t an 4 per cent. of hydrocyanic acid. See Almond, Bitter. Constituents--Chieily benzaldehyde (Ci Hs O). and anhydrous hydrocyanic acid. Properties--Sedative, poisonous. Average dose--0.03 mil (i/§ minim). Preparations--Aqua Amygdalae Amara, Spiritus Amgydala e Amarae. OIL OF ALMOND, EXPRESSED--Oleum Amyg dalae Ezpressum U. S. P. A fixed oil obtained from the kernels of varieties of Primizs Amygdalu: Stokes (Fam. Rosacez). See Almond, Sweet, and Almond, Bitter. Con.stituents--Olein and a little palmitin. Properties and uses--Lenitive; externally in liniments and ointments. Preparation--Unguentum Aquae Rosie....
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