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The Druggist's General Receipt Book | by Henry Beasley



Comprising a copious veterinary formulary numerous recipes in patent and proprietary medicines druggists' nostrums, etc. Perfumery and cosmetics beverages, dietetic articles, and condiments trade chemicals, scientific processes and an appendix of useful tables

TitleThe Druggist's General Receipt Book
AuthorHenry Beasley
PublisherLindsay And Blakiston
Year1886
Copyright1886, Lindsay And Blakiston
AmazonThe druggist's general receipt book

Eighth Editon

-Preface
It was the aim of the original compiler of 'The Druggists' General Receipt Book' to collect from various and widely scattered sources, and to condense into a volume of small size and convenient arrang...
-Aloes
The most valuable purgative for the horse, hut not to he depended on for cattle and sheep. A horse requires from 4 to 8 dr. of Barhadoes aloes, from 5 to 9 dr. of Socotrine, and from 6 to 10 of Cape. ...
-Calomel
Alterative, vermifuge, sialogogue, purgative; it also increases the action of diuretics and diaphoretics. It is employed in almost all animals in reducing and controlling acute inflammations, and ap...
-Opium
Anodyne, antispasmodic, sedative, indirectly astringent, and in large doses narcotic and stupefactive, and capable of destroying life. In combination with ipecacuanha and tartarized antimony it is sud...
-Acacia - Alum
Acacia See Gum Arabic. Acetate of Ammonia Solution Spirit of Mindererus. Diaphoretic and diuretic. It is also regarded as antiseptic. Dose, for horses and cattle, from 5 to 10 oz. For smaller anima...
-Alteratives - Antimonials
Alteratives Medicines which, without producing any considerable or immediate sensible operation, and without interfering with food or work, effect a slow change in the diseased action of certain part...
-Crude Antimony - Arsenic
Crude Antimony Black (or sesqui-) Sulphuret of Antimony. Sulphide of Antimony. Diaphoretic and alterative. The levigated (prepared antimony) is to be preferred. Given to horses in doses of from 2 to ...
-Assafoetida - Belladonna
Assafoetida Stimulant, antispasmodic, and expectorant. It is prescribed in nervous affections and chronic coughs; also in farcy and worms; and to increase the appetite and digestion. The dose is 1/2 ...
-Herb Bennet - Buckthorn
Herb Bennet Avens. Tonic and astringent. Dose, of the powdered root, 1/2 oz. to 1 oz. or more. Benzoin Stimulant and expectorant. Dose, 1 to 3 dr. But seldom used. Externally it is applied, in bals...
-Burdock - Carbolic Acid
Burdock Diuretic and sudorific. Used, hut rarely, in rheumatism and skin diseases. Burgundy Pitch Similar to resin in its properties. It is chiefly used outwardly, in charges, etc. Butter of Antim...
-Carbonate or Ammonia; Carbonate of potash; and carbonate of soda - Charges
Carbonate or Ammonia; Carbonate of potash; and carbonate of soda See Ammonia, carbonate; potash, carbonate; soda, carbonate. Caraway Seeds Carminative and stomachic. Dose, 1/2 oz. to 1 oz.; or doub...
-Chloral Hydrate - Clysters
Chloral Hydrate Hydrate of Chloral. In excessive doses it acts as a narcotic poison. In medicinal doses it is sedative and antispasmodic. It is said to possess the good, but none of the objeetional p...
-Colchicum - Corrosive Sublimate
Colchicum Poisonous to most animals. A diuretic and drastic purgative, chiefly used in rheumatic affections. Dr. Lemann found it useful in constitutional ophthalmia, and in pneumonia, in doses of a d...
-Cotton Wool - Digitalis
Cotton Wool Applied to blistered surfaces, and in burns and scalds; also to wounds, to protect them from the irritating effects of the atmosphere. Cowhage Vermifuge; but has little effect on the ho...
-Diuretics - Ether
Diuretics Medicines which increase the flow of urine. Some of them, juniper, capivi, squills, broom, etc, appear to carry off water only; while the alkaline salts remove solid matters also, and thus ...
-Ethiops Mineral - Ginger
Ethiops Mineral The mildest of the mercurial compounds. Alterative and vermifuge. Dose, 2 to 4 dr. daily in farcy, glanders, grease, skin diseases, and worms; given alone, or with cream of tartar. Fo...
-Powdered Glass - White Hellebore
Powdered Glass Used to destroy worms in dogs. Mr. Blaine recommends as much as will lie on a sixpence with butter. It must be in very fine powder. Glauber's Salt Sulphate of Soda. Aperient and diur...
-Black Hellebore - Iron
Black Hellebore The root is used as an irritating seton for cattle, and introduced into fistulous sores of the horse. Spotted Hemlock A narcotic poison. In doses of a drachm of the powdered leaves,...
-Jalap - Liquorice
Jalap Purgative, but has little or no such effect on the horse or other herbivorous animals. It is sometimes added to other purgatives, but probably without any benefit. Dose for swine, 1/2 dr. to 2 ...
-Liver of Sulphur - Mint, and Peppermint
Liver of Sulphur See Sulplmret of Potassium. Lobelia inflata It is poisonous to horses, and produces salivation in cattle; but its remedial powers have not been ascertained. Logwood Astringent. 2...
-Mithridate - Naphthalin
Mithridate Cordial and anodyne, 1/2 oz. to 1 oz. may be given in flatulent colic, but would be injurious in inflammation. Mullein An infusion of the flowers is given as a demulcent for the same pur...
-Narcotics - Expressed Oils
Narcotics Medicines which induce stupor or sleep, and ease pain. Nauseants Medicines which produce nausea, diminish arterial action, and thus abate inflammation. Nettle Seed It is said when given...
-Essential or Volatile Oils - Pitch
Essential or Volatile Oils The essential oils of peppermint, cloves, aniseed, caraway, etc, possesses in a concentrated state the warm carminative properties of the drugs from which they are distille...
-Burgundy Pitch - Purgatives
Burgundy Pitch Stimulant. Used in charges, and warm and strengthening plasters. Pomegranate The rind of the fruit is given (in decoction or powder) as an astringent to cattle in diarrhoea. Dose, fr...
-Quassia - Common, or Culinary Salt
Quassia A tonic bitter. Dose, 1 or 2 dr., with a little ginger, in debility of the stomach. Its poisonous effects on insects and small animals suggest caution in its use. Quicksilver See Mercury. ...
-Epsom and Glauber's Salts - Spirit of Hartshorn
Epsom and Glauber's Salts See Epsom Salts, and Glauber's Salts. Sarsaparilla, and China Root, are diaphoretic and alterative; but seldom used in veterinary practice. Savin An acrid stimulant. The ...
-Spirit of Sal Volatile - Sulphur, or Brimstone
Spirit of Sal Volatile This also owes its pungency to ammonia. Dose, 1/2 oz. Ardent Spirits Brandy, gin, and rum are given as stimulants and antispasmodics, especially in colic. Dose, from 2 to 4 o...
-Sulphuret of Iron - Tonics
Sulphuret of Iron Sulphide of Iron. It has been used in haemorrhage, dysentery, and worms. The hydrated persulphuret (see Ferri persulphuretum hydratum, Pocket Formulary) is strongly recommended by B...
-Tormentil Root - Water
Tormentil Root Astringent. Dose, 1 oz. to 1 1/2 oz. Its presence in pastures is supposed to prevent the rot in sheep. Mineral Turbith Subsulphate of Mercury. An irritating purgative, and in large d...
-Veterinary Formulary. Medicines For Horses. Balls And Ball Masses
The roots, seeds, and other dry substances are to be reduced to powder; and it is of importance that the aromatic seeds, especially, should have been recently powdered. The drugs should be of good qua...
-Alterative Balls
The term alterative is applied to medicines which, without any sensible operation, or with a laxative or diuretic operation so gradual as not to interfere with the usual work or diet, produce a favora...
-Mercurial Alterative Balls
1. Ethiops mineral 4 oz., sulphur, prepared antimony, cream of tartar, cinnabar, of each 5 oz., honey to form a mass for 12 balls; 1 every morning for a month in farcy. - TapliN. 2. Calomel 1/2 dr., ...
-Astringent Balls
These are given in diarrhoea, diabetes, etc. 1. (V. C. Astringent Mass.) Catechu 1 oz., cinnamon 1 oz., common mass 6 oz.; mix; dose, 1 oz. 2. Peruvian bark 12 oz., grains of paradise 2 oz., gentia...
-Cough Balls
Expectorant Balls. The following formulae are chiefly intended for chronic coughs and thickness of wind. The bowels should be kept open by mashes and an occasional laxative. Coughs occasioned by worms...
-Balls For Inflammation Of The Lungs, Bronchitis, Etc
1. Antimonial powder 2 dr., digitalis 3 dr., nitre 3 dr., cream of tartar 3 dr., honey to form a ball; 1 every 4, 6, or 8 hours, in inflammation of the lungs. - Blaine. 2. Digitalis 1 dr., emetic tar...
-Cordial Balls
For exhaustion from over-exertion and as a stimulant to weak stomachs. Their frequent and unnecessary use is hurtful. 1. Ginger and gentian equal parts, treacle to form a mass; dose, 1 oz. to 1 1/2 o...
-Mixed Balls
Cordial Astringent Ball. Cordial ball (No. 2) 1 oz., catechu 1 dr., opium 10 gr.; to washy horses, before or after a journey. - Youatt. Cordial Anodyne Balls. 1. Cordial mass (No. 6) 10 dr., camphor...
-Diuretic Balls
For swelled legs, grease, etc, for carrying off bad humours. And in many chronic diseases. The too frequent use of diuretics injures the kidneys, and weakens the system. (See Alterative Balls, further...
-Balls For Farcy And Glanders
Mr. Coleman says he has tried the various preparations of arsenic, antimony, copper, mercury, zinc, aconite, digitalis, hemlock, henbane, hellebore, nightshade, etc, in glanders, without any specific ...
-Balls For Yellows, Or Jaundice, And In-Flammation Of Liver (Hepatitis)
1. For hepatitis without purging: calomel 1 dr., anti-monial powder 2 dr., aloes 3 dr., syrup to form a ball; one every four or five hours, till the bowels are opened. - Blaine. 2. Calomel 1/2 dr., a...
-Physic Or Purging Balls
The animal should be prepared by bran mashes for two days, and the ball given fasting in the morning. Gentle exercise with a ball is useful, but not after it begins to operate. Genuine Barbadoes aloes...
-Laxative Balls
1. Ipecacuanha 1 dr., aloes 3 to 4 dr., liquorice powder and mucilage to form a ball. - Hinds. 2. Aloes 3 to 4 dr., soap 3 dr., oil of caraway 20 drops, syrup q. s. - White. 3. Aloes 3 to 4 dr., soa...
-Nauseating Balls
These are given in inflammatory diseases. 1. Powdered white hellebore 1/2 dr., linseed meal 4 dr., treacle to form a ball; one night and morning till some effect is produced: in inflammation of the k...
-Stomachic Balls
For indigestion, and during recovery from debilitating diseases which have impaired the appetite. A mild purge should be previously given. 1. Gentian, quassia, grains of paradise, of each 3 dr., Veni...
-Tonic Balls
In diseases attended with general debility, and to restore strength after a tedious illness. Vegetable Tonics. 1. Peruvian bark 1 oz., opium 1/2 dr., finger 1 1/2 dr., oil of caraway 20 drops, treacl...
-Worm Balls
1. Calomel 1 or 2 dr. at night, and an aloetic hall in the morning. - Clater. 2. Emetic tartar 2 dr., ginger a scruple, linseed meal and treacle to form a hall; one every morning an hour before feedi...
-Miscellaneous Balls
Garlic Ball. Beat garlic to a paste with enough linseed or liquorice to form a mass; dose, 10 dr. Camphor Ball. Mix into a ball 2 dr. of camphor with liquorice powder and syrup enough to give it a pro...
-Chewing Balls, Or Masticatories
The ingredients are to be tied in a piece of rag, and fixed by a string so that it may be kept in the mouth and chewed. 1. Emollient Masticatory. Marshmallow root, liquorice, gum Arabic, of each (in ...
-Electuaries & Confections
Electuaries are compound medicines in the state of a soft paste. When the paste is hard enough to be formed into balls, the compound resembles ball masses or balls, under which we have placed them. Fr...
-Demulcent And Pectoral Electuaries
1. Marshmallow root and liquorice (in powder) of each 2 oz., honey 10 oz.; mix; to be given at twice, with a spatula. - Moiroud. 2. Melt 1/2 oz. spermaceti with 2 oz. of olive oil, add 6 oz. of honey...
-Stimulant And Cordial Electuaries
[M. Lebas gives a form for an electuary (Theriaque) of many ingredients, the first of which (cordial powder) itself contains 26 different substances. We only insert here the simple formulAe of the Fre...
-Tonic And Astringent Electuaries
1. Red oxide of iron 8 oz., gentian 12 oz., extract of juniper berries 32 oz. Moiroud prescribes 6 oz. for a horse, or 1 oz. for a sheep; but these are larger doses than are customary in England. 2. ...
-Diuretic Electuaries
1. Acetate of potash 2 oz., oxymel of squills 4 oz,; oatmeal or flour, to give a soft consistence. - Moiroud. 2. Nitre 1 oz., camphor 2 dr. (rubbed with yolks of 2 eggs), oxymel 4 oz.; flour or liquo...
-Veterinary Powders
Me. B. CLARK'S PULVIS UTILIS, as a vehicle for other powders. Turmeric 1/2 oatmeal or sifted barley-meal 4 mix. ...
-Aromatic Powder, Or Horse Spice
1. White's Aromatic Powder. Caraway 6 oz., pimento 4 oz., ginger 2 oz., liquorice 2 oz.; mix; dose, 6 to 8 dr. 2. Common Sorse Spice. Caraway, aniseed, coriander seeds, of each 16 oz., turmeric 32 oz...
-Alterative, Diuretic, And Diaphoretic Powders
For swelled legs, grease, foul humours, hidebound, mange, surfeit, old coughs, and to render the skin fine. They are usually given with moistened corn. Too free use of these powders may prove injuriou...
-Condition Powders
A want of condition is generally indicated by, and connected with, the unthrifty state of the coat, which the above (alterative) powders are supposed to remedy. Sometimes warm and bitter tonics are ad...
-Diapente
This should be made with equal parts of myrrh, gentian, ivory-dust, bay-berries, and birthwort. A worthless compound is commonly sold for it. The following is one of the least objectionable substitute...
-Drinks, Drenches, Mixtures, Mashes, Etc
Drinks, properly speaking, are liquids which the horse will take willingly; Drenches are those liquid medicines which must he administered by a horn, bottle or funnel. This distinction is not always o...
-Medicines Fob Houses
2. Pour 1 gallon of boiling water on 1/2 of linseed; let the infusion stand till nearly cold, then pour off the clear liquid. - Youatt. Compound Decoction of Linseed. Linseed 4 oz., liquorice root 4 ...
-Mashes
Bran Mash. Bran or pollard 1/2 peck; put it in a bucket, and pour on it enough scalding water to wet it thoroughly; let it be well stirred with a stick, or worked with the hands, and let it stand, cov...
-Drenches For Diarrhaea, Dysentery, And Diabetes
For Diarrhoea. 1. Restringent Draught. Opium 1 dr., prepared chalk 1 oz., compound powder of tragacanth 1 oz., mint water 1 pint. - White. 2. Laudanum 1 oz., ether 1 oz., tannin 1 scruple, given in g...
-Carminative And Antispasmodic Drenches
for Spasmodic and Flatulent Colic, of Gripes. [N.B. As most of these drenches would be injurious in inflammation of the bowels (Enteritis), care should be taken to distinguish between this disease an...
-Cordial And Stimulant Drenches
These are used in the same cases as the cordial balls, but are preferred where a more quick and powerful operation is required. Some of them are used in indigestion and slight attacks of colic. 1. Cl...
-Pectoral And Emollient (Or Demulcent)
DRENCHES, for Coughs, Epidemics, Catarrh, etc. (For linseed tea, compound infusion of linseed, barley water, etc, see Drenches, further back.) 1. Simple Emulsion. Olive oil 2 oz., honey 3 oz., soft w...
-Diuretic Drenches, For Dropsical Complaints, Etc
The use of stimulating diuretics in retention of urine from inflammation of the neck of the bladder, is dangerous. 1. Markham's Dropsy Drench. Decoction of wormwood in ale 2 quarts, soap 1 oz., grain...
-Drenches For Farcy And Glanders
1. Expressed juice of cleavers 6 oz., strong decoction of hempseed 6 oz., essence of spruce 6 oz.; mix; give every evening; and a mercurial or arsenical ball in the morning. - Blaine. See Farcy Balls....
-Fever Drenches
1. Nitre 2 drs., tartar emetic 1/2 dr., warm water or thin gruel 12 oz.; once or twice a day. - B. Clark. 2. Sweet spirit of nitre 1 oz., spirit of Mindererus 6 oz., water 4 oz. 3. Draught for Liflu...
-Laxative And Purgative Drenches
1. Castor oil 6 oz., linseed oil 8 oz., gruel q. s. - Blaine. 2. Glauber's or Epsom salts 6 or 8 oz., whey or gruel 1 quart, castor oil 6 or 8 oz. - White. 3. Barbadoes aloes 2 drs., tartarized anti...
-Stronger Purgative Drenches
1. B. aloes 2 oz., gum Arabic 1 oz.; powder and mix them, and pour on them a pint of boiling water. Take 10 grs,. of farine of croton, and add to it gradually 4 oz. of the above solution. Repeat this ...
-Drenches For Stomach Staggers, Or Staggers From Indigestion
1. After a ball of aloes and calomel, and clyster of salt water; Spirit of sal volatile 1/2 oz., cascarilla powder 2 drs., warm water 1/2 pint; twice a day; and the same without the cascarilla every h...
-Tonic Drenches. Tonics Are More Generally Administered In The Form Of Balls
1. Mild Tonic in later stages of Epidemic Catarrh or Distemper. Gentian 1 dr., powdered ginger 1/2 dr., casca-rilla 1 dr., warm water 1/2 pint, sweet spirit of nitre 1/2 oz. to 1 oz.; to be repeated n...
-Deobstruent Drenches
1. Guaiacum wood 2 oz., sassafras 1 oz,. linseed 1/3 oz., water q. s. to yield a quart of decoction; boil, strain, and add of corrosive sublimate 10 grs., sal ammoniac 2 drs. - Lebas. 2. Iodide of po...
-Worm Drenches
1. Common salt 2 oz., infusion of wormwood a quart. Repeat it for some days. - Moiroud. 2. A quart of linseed oil. - Clater. 3. Oil of turpentine 4 oz., linseed or castor oil 8 oz., gruel a pint; pr...
-Drenches For The Malignant Epidemic, Or Distemper. - Pestilential Or Putrid Fever
1. Gentian 1 dr., calumba 2 dr., ginger 1 dr., laudanum 1/2 oz., spirit of nitrous ether 1/2 oz., peppermint water 3 oz. - Clater. 2. Gentian 2 oz., willow bark 6 oz., water 3 pints; boil to a quart,...
-Antiseptic Drenches, To Check Mortification
1. Peruvian bark 1 oz., ginger 2 dr., opium 1 dr., fresh beer q. s. - White. 2. Opium 1 dr., carbonate of ammonia 1 dr., aromatic powder 2 drs., camphor 1 1/2 drs., good ale or porter, a pint. 3. Ch...
-Miscellaneous Liquid Medicines
Tinctures, Solutions, Etc Solution of Aloes. Aloes 1 part, water 7 parts, proof spirit 1 part; dissolve the aloes in water by means of a water-bath, and when removed, add the spirit. - Morton. Anody...
-Lier
3. Chloride of lime 1 part, water 48 parts. - Laebar-raque. See Lotions, under Medicines for Hoeses. Solution of Nitre. Nitre 1 part, water 7 parts. - V. C. Solution of Ammonio-Sulphate of Copper. D...
-Clysters
Laxative. 1. Aloes 1 oz., water 2 or 3 quarts. - Youatt. 2. Water gruel 1 gallon, olive oil 1 pint. - White. 3. Epsom salts 6 oz. (or common salt 6 oz., or soap 2 oz.), thin gruel or broth 5 quarts....
-Solleysell
For Gripes. Mash 2 onions, pour over them 2 oz. of oil of turpentine, and 4 quarts of thin gruel. - Blaine. Astringent. 1. Alum whey 1 quart, thin starch a quart. 2. Suet milk 3 pints, starch gruel 2...
-Liniments And Embrocations
Blistering Liniments, Or Liquid Blisters, And Sweating Oils 1. Powdered Spanish Flies 1 oz., spirit of wine 6 oz., water of ammonia 2 oz.; let it stand for a week, shaking frequently, and strain. (Se...
-Stimulating Liniments
1. Soft soap 4 oz., camphor 1 oz., proof spirit 2 pints, water of ammonia 1/2 pint. - V. C. 2. Sweet oil 2 oz., spirit of hartshorn 1 oz., oil of turpentine 1/2 oz. - White. 3. Common oil 6 oz., liq...
-Liniment For Bog Spavin
Mercurial ointment 2 oz., oil of cantharides 4 drs. - Morton. Liniment For Sore Backs Extract of lead 1/2 oz., vinegar 1 oz., olive oil 2 oz. - White. Liniments For Itching Humours, Mange Lice, Et...
-Detergent Liniments
1. Oil of turpentine 1 oz., oil of vitriol 2 drs. by measure; mix in a large gallipot, and when cool, add 2 oz. of linseed oil. - White. 2. Aegyptiacum. Bruised sulphate of copper 12 oz., vinegar 4 l...
-Embrocations, Various
(See also Liniments and Lotions.) Embrocation for Strains. 1. Soft soap 1 oz., spirit of wine 4 oz., oil of rosemary 2 drs., camphor 2 drs. 2. For strains in the shoulder. Oil of turpentine 1 oz., c...
-Dlscutient Lotions
Embrocations for Saddle-galls or Warbles. 1. Goulard's extract of lead 2 drs., distilled vingar 3 oz., spirit of wine 4 oz. - White. 2. Soap liniment and Mindererus spirit, equal parts. 3. Sal ammon...
-Lotions And Washes. Cooling Lotions, For External Inflammation
1. Sal ammoniac 1 oz., nitre 2 oz., water 16 oz. To be used as soon as made. - Morton. 2. Goulard's extract of lead 1 oz., vinegar 2 oz., camphorated spirit 3 oz., water 16 oz.; for recent spavin. - ...
-Discutient Lotions For Dispersing Indolent Tumour And Saddle-Galls And For Chronic Strains, Etc
1. Mindererus spirit 4 oz., camphorated spirit 4 oz., water 16 oz. - Percivall. 2. Sal ammoniac 1 oz., vinegar 8 oz., camphorated spirit 1 oz. - Morton. 3. For saddle-galls and warbles. Goulard's ex...
-Astringent Lotions, For Drying Up Sores And Diminishing Their Discharge (Especially In Grease And Scratched Heels), After The Inflammation Has Been Subdued By Linseed Or Carrot Poultices
1. Alum 4 oz., boiling water 1 pint, for grease and cracked heel. - Taplin. 2. Alum 2 drs., sulphate of zinc 1 scruple, water 1 pint. - Youatt. 3. Mild, for cracks. Sugar of lead 2 drs., sulphate of...
-Detergent Lotions, For Foul Ulcers
1. Sulphate of copper 1 oz., nitric acid 1/2 oz., water 6 oz. - White. 2. Sulphate of copper 1 oz., sulphuric acid 12 drops, water 4 oz. 3. Sulphate of copper 2 drs., water 1 pint: for stimulating o...
-Lotions For Mange
1. White hellebore 2 oz., tobacco 2 oz., water 3 pints; boil, strain, and add, when cold, a pint of fresh lime-water. - Blaine. 2. Boil 4 oz. of white hellebore in 3 pints of water to 2 pints, and ad...
-Various Lotions
Conglutinum. Sulphate of zinc 4 oz., water a pint. - BracY Clark. Black Wash. For sluggish ulcers. Calomel 2 drs., lime-water 1 pint. Yellow Wash. Sublimate 8 grs., limewater 4 oz. Nitric Acid Loti...
-Louse Water
1. Tobacco 4 oz., boiling water a quart; infuse for 24 hours. - Clark. ...
-Caustics
2. Mercurial. Sublimate 2 drs., spirit of wine 2 oz., water 1 quart. The following LIQUID CAUSTICS are for canker, thrush, foul, unhealthy wounds, and to remove proud flesh, etc. See also Liniments (D...
-Milder
1. Tincture of muriate of iron. 2. Sulphate of copper 1 oz., water from 4 oz. (V. C.) to a pint. - Clater. 3. Saturated solution of sulphate of zinc: in quitters. - White. 4. Alum 1/2 oz., borax 1/...
-Stronger
1. Butter of antimony. This is the safest and most useful caustic in canker. 2. Dissolve 1 oz. of quicksilver, by heat, in 2 oz. of nitric acid, and evaporate till the liquid weighs 2 1/4 oz. 3. Ver...
-Caustic For Poll-Evil
1. Lunar caustic 1 dr., distilled water 1/2 oz. - Blaine. 2. Corrosive sublimate 2 drs., water 3 oz. Scalding Mixture for Poll-Evil. 1. Sublimate 2 drs., verdigris 2 drs., blue vitriol 2 drs., sulph...
-Solid Caustics
Lunar Caustic, Caustic Potash, and Chloride of Zinc. See Argenti nitras, PotassAe hydras, and Zinci chloridum, Pocket Formulary. Canquoin's Caustic is made by mixing chloride of zinc with twice its w...
-Eye-Waters
2. Mallow-leaves 8 oz., water 4 quarts; boil and strain; 6 poppy-heads may be added. Anodyne. 1. Boil 24 poppy-heads and 2 handfuls of hemlock in 6 quarts of water for 2 hours, and strain. - White. 2...
-Collyria, Or Eye-Waters
1. Acetate of lead, and sulphate of zinc, of each, 1/2 dr. to 1 dr.; dissolve them separately in 1/2 pint of boiled water; mix, and filter. 2. Sugar of lead 10 to 20 grains, water, 8 oz. - Morton. 3...
-Sundry Solutions, Etc
Styptic Stone. Sulphate of iron 8 oz., sal ammoniac, sulphate of zinc, and oxide of copper, each 1 oz.; mix, and melt together with a gentle heat. About the size of a nut of this compound to be dissol...
-Poultices Or Cataplasms
These are useful in reducing inflammation and relieving pain. They should not be used too hot, nor applied too tightly, especially to the feet. Common Poultices 1. Bran moistened with hot water, and...
-Ointments, Cerates, Charges, Etc
Simple Emollient Ointments 1. Simple Cerate. Olive oil 1 pint, beeswax 4 oz. 2. Spermaceti Ointment. Lard 12 oz., white wax 2 oz., spermaceti 1 oz. Blistering Ointments The Spanish flies should be...
-Detergent Ointments, For Cleansing Foul And Indolent Ulcers
1. Suet 4 oz., Venice turpentine 6 oz., red precipitate, finely powdered, 2 oz. - White. 2. Citrine ointment, alone or with 1/4 its weight of Venice turpentine. 3. Sulphate of zinc 1 dr., sulphate o...
-Digestive Ointments, To Promote A Discharge From Unhealthy And Indolent Ulcers
1. Resin 16 oz., linseed oil 12 oz.; melt together with a gentle heat. - Clark. 2. Strained turpentine, honey, of each 2 oz.; yolks of 4 eggs, myrrh 1/2 oz., aloes 1 oz.; mix. - Solleysell. 3. Equal...
-Eye Ointments
The powder should be very fine, and the whole rubbed smooth. 1. Nitrate of silver 5 to 10 grs., lard 1 oz.; rub till perfectly smooth. The size of a pea to be introduced between the lids, in chronic ...
-Ointments For Scurvy And Cracked Heels, And Confirmed Grease
The inflammation should be first subdued by poultices. The milder preparations (which are here placed first) should be employed in the first instance, and afterwards those for confirmed grease. 1. Fo...
-Ointments To Promote The Growth Of The Hair, And To Remove The Blemish From Broken Knees
1. Camphor 1/2 dr., oil of rosemary 1 dr., weak mercurial ointment 1 oz., ivory-black and bole to colour. - White. 2. Poplar-bud ointment and honey, applied twice a day for 15 or 20 days. - Pye. 3. ...
-Ointments For Mange And Lice
1. Sulphur 4 oz., soft soap 4 oz., oil of bays 4 oz., train oil q. s. 2. Sulphur 1 oz., train oil 1 oz., Venice turpentine 2 oz. - YOUATT. 3. Train oil 3 oz., sulphur 1 oz., oil of turpentine 6 oz. ...
-Ointments For Mallenders And Saldenders
(Scurvy eruptions.) 1. Citrine ointment 2 oz., tar ointment 1 oz.; mix. 2. Lard 2 oz., finely powdered red precipitate 2 drs. - White. 3. Sugar of lead 1 part, tar 2, lard 6; mix, give a diuretic b...
-Mercurial Ointment
This is prepared in the usual way; but Venice turpentine is often used to kill the quicksilver more speedily, as it does not interfere with its veterinary uses. Strong Mercurial Ointment. 1. Quicksilv...
-Resolvent Ointments, For Indolent Tumours Of The Withers, Spavins, Windgalls, Farcy Buttons, Splints, Etc
1. Strong mercurial ointment 4 oz., cantharides in powder 1/2 oz., oil of rosemary 2 drs. - White. 2. Biniodide of mercury 1 part, lard or palm oil 7 parts; rub together in a mortar; the quantity of ...
-Ointments For Thrush And Canker
1. Common verdigris 1/2 oz., calamine 1/2 oz., sulphate of zinc 1 dr., tar 3 oz. - Blaine. 2. Blue vitriol 2 oz., white vitriol 1 oz., rubbed down and mixed with lard 2 ., tar 1 ; a pledget of tow c...
-Ointments For Farcy Buds
1. Sublimate 1 oz., white arsenic 1/2 oz., yellow arsenic 1/2 oz., euphorbium 1/2 oz., oil of bays 4 oz.; mix. - Lamotte. 2. (Topique Terrat.) Corrosive sublimate 1 oz., white and yellow arsenic each...
-Astringent Paste, For Broken Knees And For Wouuds After The Inflammation Has Subsided
1. Powdered alum and pipeclay, mixed with water to the consistence of cream. For broken knees it may be coloured with bole and lamp-black. - White. 2. Paste for Open Knee-Joint. Flour and stale beer,...
-Stopping For The Feet
1. Cow-dung beaten with a fourth part of clay. - Youatt. 2. Soft soap 4 oz., Barbadoes tar 16 oz., linseed meal 2 1/2 - White. 3. Tallow and tar, equal parts, melted together. 4. Common tar 2 part...
-Suppling Liniment For Brittle Hoof
Oil of tar 1 pint, fish oil 2 pints. - Clater. Charges The usual method of applying charges is to soften the compound by heat, and apply it with a large spatula to the part, as warm as the animal ca...
-Powders For Outward Use
Astringent Powders Chiefly used for sprinkling-greasy or ulcerated heels, after the inflammation has been subdued by poultices, - and in joint wounds. 1. Calamine (true) 4 parts, alum 1 part; mix. -...
-Styptic Powder
Alum, with an equal or double weight of flour. - White. Styptic Stone See Sundry Solutions, under Medicine for Horses, further back. Sneezing Powders The ingredients to be very finely powdered ...
-Medicines For Neat Cattle
Drinks Or Drenches Note. - The peculiar structure of the digestive organs in cattle renders it proper to give their medicines in a liquid form. For the same reason, drenches should be given very slow...
-Fever Drenches, For Fevers, Colds, Influenza, Etc
1. Tartar emetic 1 dr., digitalis 1/2 dr., nitre 3 drs.; mix, and give in a quart of gruel: in simple colds or catarrh. - Clater. 2. Antimonial powder 2 drs., opium a scruple; rub together, and mix w...
-Tonic Drenches
1. Cascarilla 3 drs., ginger 3 drs., carbonate of soda 2 drs., in gruel. - White. 2. Gentian 1/2 oz., ginger 1 dr., Epsom salts 2 oz., warm gruel a pint. - Clater. 3. Tartarized iron 1 dr., gentian ...
-Clater
2. Mr. Spooner says salts in 1/2- doses, with a little ginger, are generally sufficient. 3. Chloride of sodium 1/2 oz., carbonate of soda 1/2 oz., turmeric 2 oz., Glauber's salts 6 oz., powdered gen...
-Cleansing Drinks, For Cows After Calving
These are often applied for, but are condemned as useless or hurtful by veterinarians of the new school. The following are some of the forms in use; probably a gentle laxative would be in most cases p...
-Drenches For Hoven Or Blown (Flatulent Distension Of The Paunch)
It appears doubtful whether any liquid enters the paunch in these cases. More dependence is now placed on the introduction of a tube, constructed for the purpose. 1. Ginger 1/2 oz., spirit of nitric ...
-Rheumatic Drench
1. Sulphur 8 oz., ginger 1/2 oz.; in gruel, every third day if necessary. - Clater. 2. Antimonial powder 2 drs., Dover's powder 1/2 dr., aniseed 1 oz., thick gruel a pint; night and morning, the bowe...
-Cordial Carminative Drenches
Drenches for indigestion, and colic without inflammation. 1. In indigestion. Salt 3 or 4 oz., carbonate of soda 2 drs., ginger 1/2 dr., anodyne carminative tincture (see Tinctures, Solutions, Vet. Fo...
-Drenches For Bloody Urine
Bloody Urine (Ha3maturia) and Red-water, although often confounded, are different diseases, and require a different treatment. HAematuria is distinguished by the presence of actual blood in the urine,...
-Drenches For Red-Water
This commonly attacks milch cows, and appears generally to arise from the nature of the pasture. Moderate bleeding is recommended, but is less necessary than in hAematuria. Laxatives should then be gi...
-Astringent Drenches, For Dysentery (Scouring Rot) Or Lax
1. After purging drenches: prepared chalk 2 oz., oak-bark 1 oz., catechu 1/2 oz., opium 2 scruples, ginger 2 drs., warm gruel 1 quart. - Clater. 2. Two quarts of alum whey. 3. First give blue pill 2...
-Expectorant And Cough Drenches In Hoose Or Catarrh
[See Medicines for Calves, further on.] 1, Bruised liquorice 2 oz.; boil in a quart of water to a pint, strain, and add powdered squill 2 drs., gum guaia-cum 1 dr., tincture of tolu 4 drs., honey 2 o...
-Drenches For The Epidemic, Affecting The Feet And Mouth, And Attended With A Low Fever
Mr. Finlay Dun recommends the following treatment: Soft laxative food, brought to the patient; rest; cleanliness; comfortable, soft lodging; hydrochloric acid and treacle, and Condy's fluid for mouth,...
-Murrain Drenches
1. Sweet spirit of nitre 1/2 oz., laudanum 1/2 dr., solution of chloride of lime 2 drs., prepared chalk 1 oz., mix, and give in a pint of warm gruel. - Clater. 2. Cascarilla powder 2 oz., spirit of n...
-Lotion For The Murrain Or 'Foot And Mouth Disease.'
Dissolve 1 lb of sulphate of copper in Cj of soft water, wash the animals' mouths with this, with a sponge attached to a stick, then put 2 or 3 large tablespoonfuls of oatmeal and powdered alum, equal...
-Bulling Drenches
These are strongly condemned by modern veterinary writers; those drenches, at least, which contain cantharides. 1. Aniseed, grains of paradise,bay berries, of each 1 oz.; cantharides in fine powder 2...
-Alterative Powders
1. Sulphur 4 oz., black antimony 1 oz., Aethiops mineral 1/2 oz., nitre 2 oz.; mix, for 4 doses: to be given daily in gruel. 2. Alterative Tonic. Add to the last 2 oz. gentian and 1 oz. ginger; and m...
-Masticatories
1. Bruised garlic 4 cloves, salt a tablespoonful, ground pepper 1 oz., honey 4 oz. Boil for a short time in a glass of vinegar, immerse it in a piece of linen, and roll it up. Keep it in the animal's ...
-Treatment Of The Cattle Plague Of 1865, Or Rinderpest
1. Vaccination. This has been recommended on the theory that the Cattle Plague is analogous to or identical with Smallpox. Vaccination with the lymph of Cow Pock may then be resorted to as a prophylac...
-Medicines For Calves
Purgative Drenches 1. Epsom salts 1 oz. to 2 oz., according to the age and size of the calf; dissolve in 1/2 pint of gruel, and add 20 grs. of ginger, and 3 drops of essence of peppermint. - Clater. ...
-Inflammatory Disorders
Bleed; give 2 to 6 oz. Epsom salts. [Give to a calf of six months old 1/4 the dose for cattle; at a year and a half, 1/2 the dose. - SPOONER.] Medicine For Piles In Calves Oil of vitriol 15 drops, t...
-Hoose, Or Cough From Worms In Air Passages
1. 1/2 pint lime-water every morning, and a tablespoonful of salt every afternoon, to each calf.- - Mayer. 2. Linseed oil 4 oz., oil of turpentine 1 oz., oil of caraways 20 drops; repeated once or tw...
-External Applications for Meat Cattle
Lotions Or Washes (See also Embrocations.) Lotions For Canker In Calves 1. Alum 1 oz., water 8 oz., tincture of myrrh 1 oz. honey of roses 1 oz. 2. Equal parts of tincture of myrrh and water. - Cl...
-Lotions For Wounds
1. Tincture of myrrh and aloes. 2. For proud flesh. Strong solution of sulphate of copper. 3. For offensive wounds: chloride of lime 1 oz., water 1 pint; mix well, and strain. Lotion For Bull-Burnt...
-Embrocations And Liniments
Strong Embrocation, For Deep-Seated Strains, Etc 1. Oil of origanum 1/2 oz., oil of turpentine 1/2 pint, sweet oil 1 1/2 pint, powdered cantharides 1 oz. - Clater. 2. Olive oil 4 oz., oil of turpent...
-Driffield Oils
Barbadoes tar 1 oz., linseed oil 1 ft, oil of turpentine 3 oz., oil of vitriol 1 oz. LINIMENT FOR MANGE. Sulphur vivum or flower of sulphur 4 oz., train oil 12 oz., oil of turpentine 4 oz.; mix. Lini...
-Ointments
Blistering Ointments 1. Resin cerate 1 oz., cantharides finely powdered 3 drs., oil of turpentine 2 drs.; for setons. - Clater. 2. Lard 12 oz., resin 4 oz.; melt together, and when sufficiently cool...
-Iodine Ointment, For Empyema
Rub together 1 1/2 dr. of iodine, and 1 dr. iodide of potassium, with a few drops of water, then add 3 oz. of strong mercurial ointment and 1/2 oz. of powdered camphor. To be rubbed over the chest eve...
-Foot Ointment (For All Domestic Animals)
Equal parts of tar, lard, and resin, melted together. Ointment For Ulcers About The Joints Equal parts of basilicon and citrine ointments. - Clater. Healing And Cleansing Ointment Lard 2 ., yellow...
-Setons
1. Common. A piece of cord or coarse tape; or horse hair and tow, platted together. 2. Irritating. Root of common dock; or of black hellebore. 3. Cotton cord soaked in Morton's cantharidal solution ...
-Medicines For Sheep And Lambs
These are best given in a liquid form, and should be carefully and slowly administered. Sheep generally require one sixth (or from one eighth to one sixth) of the doses given to cattle. Purging Drenc...
-Drenches For Diarrhoea, Scour, Ac, IX Lambs
[The Purging Drink, No. 6, or a fourth of No. 1, should be given before the Astringent Drinks.] 1. Prepared chalk 2 oz., catechu 1 oz., ginger 1/2 oz., opium 1 dr., peppermint water a pint. Dose, for...
-Drench For Cow-Pox
Mix 3 parts of flowers of sulphur, 1 of common salt, and 1 of honey, into an electuary; give 1/2 of this daily, in gruel. Keep the mouth and nose clean with vinegar and water. See also Purging Drench,...
-Drenches For Flux, Or Scouring, Or Dysentery
1. Epsom salts 1 oz., hot water or thin gruel to dissolve it; add castor oil 2 oz., laudanum 30 drops. When it has operated, give No. 2. - Blaine. 2. Ipecacuanha 15 grs., prepared chalk 1 dr., opium ...
-Drenches And Powders For The Rot
1. Juniper berries 6 oz., gentian 1 oz.; boil in 3 gallons of water for a quarter of an hour, strain, and add common salt 4 ., powdered ginger 4 oz., tartarized iron 2 oz.; stir, and let it stand till...
-Drenches For Inflammation Of The Lungs, Catarrh, Hoose, And Cough
After bleeding from the neck, give Epsom salts 2 oz., gruel or linseed tea, q. s. Drench For Influenza Epsom salts 1/2 oz., chamomile tea 4 oz. Afterwards, small doses of digitalis, opium, tartarize...
-Washes For The Scab, Lice, And Ticks
(The scab ointments will also destroy them, and are less hazardous, and less injurious to the wool.) 1. Arsenical wash. White arsenic 1/2 salt of tartar 1/2 water 12 gallons; boil for half an hour. -...
-Wash To Kill Maggots
Shake up in a bottle together, 1 quart of water, spirits of turpentine 1 oz., and corrosive sublimate 10 grains. Stop with a cork in which a quill is inserted. When the maggots are observed, a small q...
-Smearing Mixture
1. One gallon of common tar, and 12 of any sweet grease, melted together. 2. Oil of tar is used as a preventive of the fly; but fish oil is equally serviceable, according to Mr. Hogg; and is less inj...
-Fly Powder For Sheep
1. White lead 2 ., red lead 1/2 sulphur 1 1/2 oil of wormwood, animal oil (empyreumatic), or creasote 1/4 oz.; mix. 2. White lead 2 ., red lead 1 ft; mix, and apply by sprinkling from a dredger, foll...
-Powder For The Eyes
Equal parts of sal ammoniac, white sugar, and oxide of zinc, triturated together. It may be mixed either with rose water or honey. - Spooner. ...
-Astringent Powder For The Feet
In the epidemic affecting them. The same as for cattle. See above, page 135. ...
-Ointment For The Scab Or Shab
1. Quicksilver 1 Venice turpentine 1/2 ; rub them together until the globules are no longer visible; then add 1/2 pint of oil of turpentine, and 4 of lard. The mode of applying this ointment is as fo...
-Ointment For Deep Wounds Or Ulcers From Flies
The Fly Powder, No. 2, mixed with tar. - Clater. ...
-Ointment For Sore Heads
Black pitch 2 tar 1 flowers of sulphur 1 ; melt together, taking care that it does not boil. To be spread thickly on leather while warm, and fitted to the head. ...
-Caustic Astringents For Foot-Rot
1. Blue vitriol 1 oz., white vitriol 1 oz., burnt alum 2 oz., bole 1/2 oz., honey to form a stiff paste. - M'Ewen. 2. Sulphate of copper 2 oz., water 12 oz., dilute sulphuric acid 2 drs. - White. 3...
-Medicines For Swine
Alterative Medicines, Given In Mange And Other Skin Diseases, And In Obstinate Costiveness 1. Sulphur 1/4 oz., Aethiops mineral 3 grs., nitre 1/2 dr., cream of tartar 1/2 dr.; daily, in thick gruel o...
-Healing Ointment For Sore Ears
1. Lard 1 resin 4 ; melt together, and stir in 1/2 lapis ealaminaris. - Clater. 2. Zinc ointment 1 oz., yellow basilicon 3 oz. 3. Tar ointment mixed with a little soap. Mange Ointment Sulphur 4 ...
-Physic Balls And Other Purgative Medicines
1. Barbadoes aloes 8 oz., antimonial powder 1 oz., ginger 1 oz., palm oil 5 oz.; beat together into a mass. Dose from 1/2 dr. to 2 drs., every 4 or 6 hours, till the bowels are relieved. - Youatt. 2....
-Alterative Balls And Powders
1. Sulphur 2 1/2 ., nitre 1/2 Aethiops mineral, 4 oz., linseed meal 1/2 palm oil 1 or as much as may be required; beat together, and keep in a jar for use: dose, from 2 scruples to 1 1/2 or 2 drs. - C...
-Astringent Balls, Etc
1. Catechu 1 1/2 dr., sulphate of quinine 20 grs., opium 5 grs., ginger 1 dr., conserve of roses q. s. to form a mass, to be divided into 8, 6, or 4 balls. - Blaine. ' 2. Prepared chalk 2 oz., powde...
-Cough Balls In Asthma, Etc
1. After a few emetics. Calomel 3 grs., foxglove 3 grs., cream of tartar 1 dr., antimonial powder 12 grs., honey to form 6 boluses. One twice a day. - Blaine. 2. Digitalis 20 grs., antimonial powder ...
-Distemper Medicines
1. Turpeth's mineral 1 to 3 grs., assafoetida 1/2 dr., aloes 20 grs., soap 10 grs., syrup of poppies to form a ball. To be preceded by an emetic, and given every third day. 2. After bleeding (if requ...
-Remedies For Spasmodic Colic
1. Castor oil 1/2 oz., oil of peppermint 1 drop, laudanum 20 drops. If it does not open the bowels, give 1/2 dr. to 1 1/2 dr. of aloes. - Blaine. 2. Castor oil 3 oz., syrup of buckthorn 2 oz., syrup ...
-For Fits Or Epilepsy
1. Calomel 8 grs., carbonate of iron 1/2 dr., extract of hemlock 20 grs., conserve of roses, or palm oil, to form a mass for 12, 9, or 6 balls. - Blaine. 2. Give the Alterative Balls No. 1, or the pi...
-Emetic Powders
1. Calomel, emetic tartar, of each 1 oz.; vermilion 10 grs.; rub together: dose, from 1 to 3 grs., dropped on the tongue, or mixed with a teaspoonful of milk. - Clater. 2. Emetic tartar, from 1 to 3 ...
-Medicines For Inflammatory Disorders
1. In inflammation of the lungs. After bleeding and purging, digitalis 12 grs., emetic tartar 3 grs., nitre 1 dr.; mix, and divide into 6, 9, or 12 powders. - Blaine. 2. Ditto, with much cough. Tinct...
-Tonic Medicines
1. Gentian 1 oz., chamomile 1/2 oz., oak-bark 1/2 oz., ginger 1/4 oz., carbonate of iron 1/4 oz., palm oil 1 oz.; beat them together to form a mass; dose, 2 to 6 scruples. - Clater. 2. Sulphate of qu...
-Worm Medicines
1. Carbonate of iron 1/2 oz., Aethiops mineral 1 dr., gentian 1 oz., ginger 1/2 oz, levigated glass 1 oz., palm oil 9 drs.; beat well together; dose, from 3/4 to 2 drs. - Clater. 2. As much very fine...
-To Prevent Rabies, Or Canine Madness
1. Powdered leaves of the Scutellaria lateriflora 40 grs., powdered belladonna 2 1/2 grs.; to be given night and morning for 6 weeks, gradually increasing the dose. - Youatt. 2. Infuse a teaspoonful ...
-External Applications. Astringent & Detergent Lotions, For Wounds, Etc
1. Bruised oak-bark 2 oz., catechu 1 oz., water 3 pints; boil to a pint, and strain. - Clater. 2. Tincture of myrrh and aloes 1 oz., alum 1/2 oz., water 1 pint. 3. For sore feet. The Lotion (No. 1),...
-Lotion To Allay Itching
Dilute hydrocyanic acid 1 dr., water a pint. - Youatt. Ointments For Canker Of The Ear 1. Equal parts of zinc ointment, and ointment of nitrate of quicksilver. - Blaine. 2. Sublimate 3 grs., Turner...
-Ointments And Lotions For The Mange
N.B. - An alterative ball should be given daily and a physic ball occasionally. Bleeding is sometimes prescribed. 1. For Scahby Mange. Sulphur 4 oz., sal ammoniac 1/2 oz., aloes 1 dr., Venice turpent...
-Healing Ointment
1. Palm oil 3 resin 1 ; melt together, and when they begin to cool, add 1 of powdered calamine. - Clater. 2. Oxide of zinc 1/4 oz., lard 1 1/2 oz., balsam of Peru ldr. Ointment For Scirrhous Tumou...
-Medicines For Poultry, Rabbits, Etc
For Roup, Poultry Glanders, And Gargle In Geese 1. A saturated solution of common salt. Medium dose, half a teaspoonful. 2. Antimonial powder 1 gr., with sopped bread, twice a day. - Clater. 3. Gar...
-Canker In Pigeons
Apply burnt alum, mixed with honey. Scabs In Breasts And Backs Of Pigeons Dill seed, cumin seed, fennel seed, of each 1 lb., assafoetida 1 1/2 oz., bay salt 1/4 lb., common salt 1/4 lb.; knead them ...
-Chipping, In Chickens
- Remove the chickens to a warm place. Mix 1 oz. of castor oil with 1/4 oz. syrup of ginger; mix a teaspoonful of this with a little thick gruel, and force a little down several times a day, so that i...
-Convulsions of Ducks
Give to grown-up ducks 4 grams of pepper, mixed with fresh butter. For Blindness Foment with warm water, then drop a few drops of the following solution into the eyes: - laudanum 1 teaspoonful, wate...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc
This division consists of those medicinal compounds which are excluded from the Pocket Formulary, as belonging rather to empirical than to regular practice. It includes, in addition to those secret an...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 2
Bailey's Itch Ointment. Olive oil 1 lb., suet 1 lb., alkanet root 2 oz. Melt, and macerate until coloured; then strain, and add 3 oz. each of alum, nitre, and sulphate of zinc, in very fine powder; ad...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 3
Mr. J. Deane, in a paper read before the Pharm. Soc, Feb. 2nd, 1876, advocated the use of acetic ether as the best solvent for the active principle of cantharides. Bochet's Syrup, for scrofulous affe...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 4
1. Liverpool Preventive Powders. Bicarbonate of soda 1 scrapie, ginger 8 grs.; to be taken in a glass of water after breakfast and supper. These powders are said to have been used with good effect amo...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 5
Caustic for Corns. 1. Tincture of iodine 4 drs., iodide of iron 12 grs., chloride of antimony 4 drs.; mix, and apply with a camel-hair brush, after paring the corn. It is said to cure in 3 times. 2. ...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 6
Eau de Magnanimite. A tincture of ants, with aromatics. Eau Medicinale d'Husson. It is prepared, according to Dr. Williams;, from the juice of colchicum flower with half the quantity of brandy; mix, ...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 7
Essences (concentrated infusions) of quassia, cascarilla, chiretta, gentian, etc, may be made as directed for Liquor CalumbAe, P. F. Take 8 times the quantity of ingredients directed in the Pharmacopo...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 8
[These forms are inserted rather with a view to show the dangerous nature of this compound than to encourage its use. No terms are sufficiently strong to express the culpability of those who would pla...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 9
James's Analeptic Pills. Equal parts of James's powder, Rufus' pill, and gum guaiacum, made into pills with tincture of castor. Dr. Paris has ammoniacum in the place of guaiacum. Another formula is: c...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 10
Black Currant Paste. Soften 12 lbs. of picked black currants by heating them in a water-bath in a covered earthen vessel, pulp through a hair sieve, and evaporate to a paste, incorporating with it 1 l...
-Patent And Proprietary Medicines, Deuggists' Nostrums, Etc. Part 11
2 lbs., tartaric acid 2 lbs.; to be separately dried, and mixed. - M. DURANDE, Munro's Cough Medicine. 4 drs. of paregoric with 2 drs. of sulphuric ether, and 2 drachms of tincture of Tolu. Dose, a...
-Pills, To Coat With Gelatine
See PilulAe, Pocket Formulary. -------, TO SILVER........................... M. Durden recommends collodion as a covering tor pills; others, a solution of gutta pereha in chl...
-Pills, To Coat With Gelatine. Continued
Smellome's Eye-Ointment. Prepared verdigris 30 grs.; levigate with 30 drops of olive oil, and add 1 oz, of resinous cerate Speediman's Pills. Rhubarb, aloes, myrrh, and extract of chamomile, of each ...
-Factitious Mineral Waters, And Salts For Producing Them. Aerated Or Carbonated Waters
These require the aid of the powerful machine employed by soda-water manufacturers, to charge the waters strongly with carbonic acid gas. The gas is made from whiting and diluted sulphuric acid, and i...
-Saline Carbonated Waters
The following afford approximate imitations of these waters. The earthy salts, with the salts of iron, should be dissolved together in the smallest quantity of water. The other ingredients to be disso...
-Saline Waters, Etc, Not Carbonated
Sea Water. Chloride of sodium 4 oz., sulphate of soda 2 oz.. chloride of calcium 1/4 oz., chloride of magnesium 1 oz., iodide of potassium 4 grs., bromide of potassium 2 grs., water a gallon. A common...
-Sulphuretted Waters
Simple Sulphuretted Waters. Pass sulphuretted hydrogen into cold water (previously deprived of air by boiling, and cooled in a closed vessel), till it ceases to be absorbed. Aix-la-Chapelle Water. Bi...
-Chalybeate Waters
Simple Chalybeate Water. Water freed from air by boiling 1 pint, sulphate of iron 1/2 gr. Aerated Chalybeate Water. Sulphate of iron 1 gr., carbonate of soda 4 grs., water deprived of air, and charge...
-Various Aerated Medicinal Waters Not Resembling Any Natural Spring
Mialhe's Aerated Chalybeate Water. Water a pint, citric acid 1 dr., citrate of iron 15 grains; dissolve, and add 75 grs., of bicarbonate of soda. Trosseau's Martial Aerated Water. Potassio-tartrate o...
-Perfumery Distilled Waters
The simple distilled waters (without spirit) used in perfumery are chiefly those of rose, elder, and orange flower, cinnamon, etc. The points requisite to be attended to are, that the flowers he fresh...
-Spirituous Waters
The spirit employed in perfumery should be selected with great care; it should be perfectly free from grain-oil and other impurities. It should be 60 over-proof, unless otherwise directed. The distill...
-Spirituous Waters. Continued
3. (With honey.) White honey 8 oz., coriander seed 8 oz., fresh lemon-peel 1 oz., cloves 3/4 oz., nutmeg, benzoin, styrax calamita, of each 1 oz., rose and orange-flower water, of each 4 oz rec...
-Essence Of Patchouli
Dried patchouli (pucha pat) 1 oz., rectified spirit a pint. It is generally combined with other perfumes. Extracts (extraits) are spirituous solutions of the odorous principle of flowers, obtained, i...
-Royale
Essence of Cedrat. Dissolve 2 1/2 oz. of oil of cedrat in 1 gallon of spirit, and add bergamot 1/2 oz. Essence of Clove Pink. Esprit de rose 1/2 pint, de fleur, d'orange, and de fleur de cassie, each...
-Essences (Spirituous)
Essence {Spirituous) of Neroli. Spirit of wine 1/2 pint, orange-peel cut small 3 oz., orris-root in powder, 1 dr., musk 2 grs.; let it stand in a warm place for 3 days, and filter. Essence of Lemon. S...
-Spirits
Spirit of Rose. Spirit of wine 1/2 pint, otto 6 drops. Spirit of Jessamine. Spirit of wine 1/2 pint, essence of jessamine (as above) a drachm. Spirit of Orange. Spirit of wine 1/2 pint, essence of or...
-Ammoniated Perfumes
Ammoniated Cologne Water. A fragrant and reviving substitute for Spirit of Sal Volatile. Chloride of ammonium 5 drs., carbonate of potash 8 drs., eau de Cologne 12 oz., essential oil of cedrat and of ...
-Acetic Perfumes
Aromatic Spirit of Vinegar. 1. Strong acetic acid 16 oz., camphor 1 oz.; when dissolved, add 1 oz. each of essential oils of cloves, lavender, and lemon. This is said to resemble Henry's. 2. Glacial ...
-Pot Pourri; Scented Powders; Sachets Or Scent Bags; Scent Balls, Pastils, Etc
POT Pourri. 1. Gather in the season the petals of the most fragrant kinds of roses (with which other flowers may be mixed, at pleasure, in small proportion); spread them out to dry in the sun, or in a...
-Pastils
Mouth Pastils. Dry compounds for perfuming or correcting the breath. Cachou Aromatise. The basis of these compounds, as the name implies, was originally catechu, with which various odoriferous substa...
-Skin Cosmetics. Washes For The Face, Etc
Aqua Cosmetica. Cosmetic Lotion. 1. Emulsion of bitter almonds 3 oz.; rose and orange-flower water, of each 4 oz.; borax 1 dr., tincture of benzoin 2 drs.; mix. - Dr. Copland. 2. Elder-flower water a...
-Schubarth's Cosmetic Emulsion
Almond emulsion (made with rose-water) 8 oz., tincture of benzoin 3 drs. Italian Cosmetic Wash. Melilot water 12 oz., tincture of benzoin 2 drs. Augustin's. Rose water 8 oz., salt of tartar 2 drs., ...
-Pastes, Pomades, Cold Creams, Lip-Salve, Etc
Pommade de Beaute. Melt together in an earthen vessel placed in hot water, white wax 1 1/2 drs., spermaceti 2 drs., oil of sweet almonds 1/2 oz., virgin olive oil 1/2 oz., oil of poppies 1/2 oz.; beat...
-Face Paints. Fards
Fine Carmine (prepared from cochineal) is used alone, or reduced with starch, etc. And also the colouring matter of safflower and other vegetable colours, in the form of pink saucers, etc. Rouge is p...
-Toilet Soaps, Etc
As the retail druggists and perfumers do not generally make their own soap in the first instance, it is only necessary to mention the means by which the soap, as it comes from the manufacturers, is pr...
-Hair Cosmetics
Hair Powder. The basis of hair-powder is finely powdered starch. It is variously scented, and was formerly tinted of various colours. The plain and violet hair-powders are now principally used. The la...
-Compounds To Promote The Growth Of The Hair
Pomades for the cure of Baldness. 1. Dupuytren's Pomade. The recipe given by Bate-man and Rennie for this celebrated preparation, viz. almond oil, lard, suet, and essential oils, is remarkable as ent...
-Liquid Compounds For The Cure And Prevention Of Baldness
1. Dr. Locock's Lotions. Oil of mace (expressed oil of nutmeg) 1/2 oz., olive oil 2 drs., water of ammonia 1/2 dr., spirit of rosemary 1 oz., rose-water 2 1/2 oz.; mix. [Mr. Astley recommends the foll...
-Pomatums, Lotions, Etc, For Embellishing, Strengthening And Cleansing The Hair. Pomatums, Or Pomades
These are composed usually of animal fats, variously perfumed. The lard, veal fat, beef and mutton suet, bears' fat, and beef marrow, employed for this purpose, require to be prepared with great care....
-Huiles Antiques
perfumed oils for the hair. The basis of these oils is either almond oil, olive oil, or oil of ben; whichever is used should be perfectly fresh, and of the finest quality. The perfume is communicated...
-Washes For The Hair
Vegetable Extract for Cleansing and Strengthen-ing the Hair. 1. Southernwood 2 oz., box leaves 6 oz., water 4 pints. Boil gently in a saucepan for 1/4 of an hour, strain, and to each pint of the liqui...
-Compounds For Stiffening The Hair
Eau Collante. Dissolve without heat 8 oz. of clear gum in 2 lbs. of distilled or rose water, and filter through coarse filtering paper. Bandoline, or Fixateur. Vegetable mucilage, with sufficient spi...
-Hair Dyes
Orfila's Hair Dye. Take 3 parts of litharge and 2 of quicklime, both in an impalpable powder, and mix them carefully. When used, a portion of the powder is mixed with hot water or milk, and applied to...
-Depilatories For Removing Superfluous Hairs
These require caution, as they are apt to injure the skin. We have omitted those which contain sulphuret of arsenic (orpiment), as there is danger of its being absorbed, and the object can be accompli...
-Teeth And Mouth Cosmetics. Tooth Powders
General Directions. - The dry ingredients should be finely pulverized, and the whole well mixed; which is best effected by triturating the powders together, or agitating thern in a bottle, and afterwa...
-Righini's Charcoal And Bark
Charcoal 4 parts, yellow bark 1 part. Rose Dentifrice. Lake 1/2 dr., myrrh 2 drs., bicarbonate of soda 2 drs., orris 2 oz., cuttle-fish bone 2 oz., precipitated chalk 6 oz., otto of roses 16 drops; o...
-Russian Tooth Powder
Peruvian bark 2 oz., orris root 1 oz., sal ammoniac 1/2 oz., catechu 6 drs., myrrh 6 drs., oil of cloves 6 or 8 drops. Saunders' Dentifrice. Prepared chalk 2 oz., cuttle-fish bone 1 oz., orris 1 oz.,...
-Tooth Pastes
Any of the above tooth powders may be made into a paste with honey, clarified honey, or honey of roses. A little perfumed spirit may be added. A common objection to these pastes or electuaries, is the...
-Liquid Preparations For The Teeth And Gums. Asteingent Tlncture For The Teeth And Gums. 1
Borax, alum, hay salt, of each a dr., spirit of camphor, tincture of myrrh, of each 1 oz., spirit of scurvy-grass (or of horseradish) 4 oz., tincture of rhatany 2 oz.; mix, and shake occasionally for ...
-Stronger Tinctures, Solutions, Or Essences, For Toothache
These are applied by moistening a little cotton wool or lint with the liquid, and introducing it into the cavity of the decayed and aching tooth. Where there is no cavity, they are sometimes applied t...
-Pills, Or Pastes, For Toothache. Masses Odontalgiques
1. De Handel's. Opium 12 grs., camphor 24 grs., ca-jeput oil 4 drops, tincture of cantharides 4 drops, extract of henbane and of belladonna, of each 24 grs., distilled water of opium q. s. 2. Vogler'...
-Cements, Etc., For Stopping The Cavities Of Teeth
These are harder than the preceding, and intended to remain in the tooth for an indefinite time. In all cases the cavity should be previously cleansed from all extraneous matters, and wiped perfectly ...
-Beverages, Dietetic Articles, And Condiments Beverages: And Powders For Preparing Them
We have placed here such beverages as are rather employed as a refreshing luxury than either medicinally of as regular articles of diet. Wines, spirits, etc, are necessarily excluded. The medicinal mi...
-Girambing, Or Llmoniated Glnger Beer
1. Boil 4 1/2 oz. of ginger with 11 quarts of water: beat up four eggs to a froth, and add them with 9 lbs. of sugar to the preceding. Take 9 lemons, peel them carefully, and add the rind and juice t...
-Acidulated Effervescing Powders
For making effervescing drinks with concentrated syrups of lemon, ginger, etc. Put into separate papers, distinguished by their different colours, 20 grs. of bicarbonate of soda, and 28 grs. of citric...
-Dietetic Articles
As the ingredients of some of the following compounds are usually sold by druggists, who may be expected to furnish information as to the manner of using them, and as they may all be regarded as auxil...
-Hordei Compositum. Pocket Formulary
BOB Patent Barley is a convenient preparation; printed directions accompany it. Asses' Milk, artificial. Eringo root, pearl barley, rice, of each 1 oz. Wash them with cold water, then boil them with 3...
-Australian Moss
This has been introduced for the same use as Irish and Ceylon mosses, but has not been very generally adopted. Soak 1/2 oz. of the moss in water for an hour or two, pour away the water, and boil the m...
-Australian Moss. Part 2
Feculum Saxonia. Barley flour 21 oz., sugar 7 oz., cinnamon 1 dr. Mix, and bake them in an oven, enveloped in a paste of wheat flour, and placed in an earthen vessel. When sufficiently baked, remove t...
-Australian Moss. Part 3
Meat Biscuits. A thick extract of meat (made by boiling fresh-killed beef or other meat, and evaporating the strained liquid) is kneaded with wheaten flour, and the dough rolled out and divided into b...
-Preparations Of Cod-Liver
These are designed for such invalids as are likely to derive benefit from cod-liver oil, but are unable to overcome their disgust for that useful medicine. In such cases the fresh liver itself may be ...
-Preparations Of Cod-Liver. Part 2
Horse-radish Powder. Take up the roots in November or December, dry them carefully with a gentle heat, and reduce to powder. Soluble Cayenne. To 1 lb. of the best cayenne pepper, add as much rectifie...
-Preparations Of Cod-Liver. Part 3
Anchovy Paste. Pound the fish in a mortar, and rub the pulp through a fine sieve. Put it into pots, and cover with clarified butter. Mushroom Catsup. Press the mushrooms in a tincture press and boil ...
-Pickles
A few recipes are here given as illustrations of the methods employed in preparing these condiments. For full particulars the reader is referred to the popular treatises on Cookery. The best vinegar (...
-Pickles Cucumbers, And Small Melons
All, except the capsicums, to be parboiled in salt and water, drained, and dried on a cloth before the fire. The melons and large cucumbers to be prepared as directed above for mangoes. Pour on them t...
-Trade Chemicals. Miscellaneous Preparations, & Compounds Employed In The Arts, In Domestic Economy, Chemical Research And Amusement, Etc
This division of the work comprises those chemical compounds which are employed for other purposes than those of medicine, and which have not been noticed in the former parts of this volume. It includ...
-Acetic Acid
See Vinegar. For the methods of procuring this concentrated acetic acid, see Acidum Aceticum, Pocket Formulary. The process of the Edinburgh Pharmacopoeia yields a stronger acid than that of the Londo...
-Chloric Acid
Dissolve 7 parts of crystallized carbonate of soda, and 7 1/2 of tartaric acid, in 24 of boiling water; add to the boiling solution 6 parts of chlorate of potash in 16 of water, at 212 F., agitat...
-Acids, Mixed, for Galvanic Batteries
1. For troughs, for general purposes, medical galvanism, etc.: Nitric acid 1 fluid oz., sulphuric acid 1 1/2 fluid oz. water 4 pints. 2. Dr. Faraday. Oil of vitriol 2 fluid oz., nitric acid 1 fluid o...
-Alkalimetry
The quantity of real alkali contained in the commercial alkalies (common soda, soda ash, potashes, pearlash, salt of tartar, etc.) is ascertained by the quantity of an acid solution of known strength ...
-Alum
It is prepared by lixiviating calcined albuminous schist, and concentrating the solution to 1.4 or l.5 density, and adding the requisite quantity of chloride of potassium, soap-boilers' ash, or kelp, ...
-How To Preserve Anatomical Subjects, and Animal Substances
1. M. Gannal's Solution. Common salt 2 lbs., alum 2 lbs., nitre 1 lb., water 4 gallons. M. Gannal injects into the carotid artery a solution of sulphate of alumina, of density 1.286. From 5 to 7 pints...
-Aquarium, Marine, Salts for, etc
Artificial sea-water may be used instead of the natural. A rough imitation is formed by mixing 100 oz. of fresh water with 3 oz. common salt, 1 oz. of Epsom salts, 200 grs. of chloride of magnesium, a...
-Heel Balls
1. Melt together 4 oz. of mutton suet, 1 oz. of bees'-wax, 1 oz. of sweet oil, 1/2 oz. oil of turpentine, and stir in 1 oz. of powdered gum arabic, and 1/2 oz. of fine lamp-black. 2. Bees'-wax 8 oz.,...
-Bisulphuret of Carbon
Bisulphide of Carbon. Bisulphide of Carbon. This is used in the arts, as a solvent for India rubber, gutta percha, etc. To procure it, Mulder recommends the following process as the most convenient. P...
-Boot-top Liquid
1. Solution of chloride of tin 3 drs.; French chalk, or Venetian talc, in powder, 1 oz.; salt of sorrel 1/2 oz., flake white 1 oz., burnt alum 1/2 oz., powdered cuttle-fish bone 1 oz., white arsenic 1...
-Bronze Powder
The best methods of preparing these powders are probably kept secret. The following are some of the published recipes: 1. Gold leaf, or alloys of gold, reduced to powder by grinding them with sulphat...
-Browning, or Bronzing Liquids, for Gun Barrels
1. Aquafortis 1/2 oz., sweet spirit of nitre 1/2 oz., spirit of wine 1 oz., sulphate of copper 2 oz., water 30 oz., tincture of perchloride of iron 1 oz.: mix. 2. Sulphate of copper 1 oz., sweet spi...
-Bug Poison
1. Spirit of wine 1 oz., spirit of turpentine 8 oz., camphor 1/2 oz.: mix. 2. Distilled vinegar, or diluted wood vinegar, a pint; camphor 1/2 oz.; dissolve. 3. Corrosive sublimate 3 oz., hydrochlori...
-Armenian Cement for Glass, China, etc
1. Keller's. Soak 2 drs. of cut isinglass in 2 oz. of water for 24 hours; boil to 1 oz., add 1 oz. methylated spirit of wine, and strain through linen. Mix this, while hot, with a solution of 1 dr. of...
-Cement for Wood, Porcelain, Glass
Dissolve 30 grs. of sulphate of aluminum in two thirds of an ounce of water, and add it to 8 1/2 fluid ounces of a strong solution of gum arabic. Botany Bay Cement. Botany Bay gum, melted and mixed wi...
-Transparent Cement
Dissolve 75 parts of caoutchouc in 0 parts of chloroform, and add to the solution 15 parts of mastic. - Lenher. Soft Cement. Melt yellow wax with half its weight of common turpentine, and stir in a li...
-Animal Charcoal
The most common form is that of bone black (commonly called ivory black), made by distilling bones (from which the grease has been removed by boiling) in iron or earthen retorts, the ammoniacal liquor...
-Chloride of Lime, or Chlorinated Lime
Bleaching Powder. Chlorine gas (slowly evolved from a mixture of 10 parts of common salt and 10 to 14 parts of binoxide of manganese, placed in an alembic of lead, and heated by steam, and with 12 to ...
-Colours for Druggists' Show Bottles
In making these, distilled water should be used, and rather more of the colour than will fill the carboys made, to avoid the necessity of adding water to fill up after filtration, as this sometimes re...
-Disinfecting and Deodorizing Compounds
1. Sir Wm. Burnett's Patent Solution. It is made by dissolving zinc in commercial hydrochloric acid to saturation. 2. Ellerman's Deodorizing Fluid. This consists chiefly of perchlorides and chlorides...
-Drying and Boiled Oil
Linseed oil is mixed with powdered litharge, and heated till it becomes thick. A pale drying oil is obtained by mixing with linseed oil, sufficient dry sulphate of lead to form a milky liquid, and sha...
-Blue Dyes
The most important of these is indigo. Being insoluble in water, it is prepared for use by sulphate of iron, and alkalies, or lime, by fermentation and alkalies, and by solution in sulphuric acid. 1....
-Red Dyes
The various shades of red are given by madder, cochineal, lac dye, safflower, etc.; fixed by albuminous or tin mordants. Less permanent dyes are produced by Brazil wood, peach wood, and archil. Some o...
-Yellow Dyes
These are given by French berries, quercitron bark, turmeric, weld, yellow wood, etc. Also by some mineral colours, as the following: The material to be dyed is first padded in a solution of bichromat...
-Blacks
These are given by salts of iron, with galls, sumach, and logwood. The best black cloths are previously dyed blue with indigo. By the mixture of various dyes, every variety of shade is produced: and ...
-Tin Mordants
1. Protochloride of Tin. To strong hydrochloric acid, add gradually small pieces of grain tin till no more is dissolved. It may be obtained in crystals by evaporation. In redissolving them, it is nece...
-Iron Liquor
Scraps of iron are placed in casks or other vessels, and covered with rectified raw pyroligneous acid. There are usually a series of vessels, through which the solution is successively passed till it ...
-Electrotype Moulds
These are sometimes made with fusible metals; sometimes with non-metallic compounds, having their surface covered with a conducting substance. The fusible metal is composed of 8 parts of bismuth, 3 of...
-Yellow Fires
1. Nitre 3 oz., meal powder 3 oz., flowers of sulphur 3 oz., dried salt 2 oz.; mix. 2. Nitrate of soda 6, sulphur 1, lamp black 1; mix. Red Fires. 1. Chlorate of potash 10, nitrate of strontian 80, s...
-Green Fires
1. Sulphur 10 1/2, nitrate of baryta 62 1/2, chlorate of potash 23 1/2, sulphuret of arsenic 1 3/4, charcoal or lamp black 1 3/4; mix. 2. Sulphur 13, nitrate of baryta 77, chlorate of potash 5, metal...
-How To Preserve Flowers and Plants
Any vegetable substance may be preserved moist in a solution of creosote, or in glycerine. The method of drying plants between sheets of paper needs no description. But the original form, and in many ...
-Freezing Mixtures
The salts should be in a crystallized state, with as much water in them as possible without being damp. They should be coarsely pulverized at the time of using, and put into the water contained in a b...
-Fulminating Compounds
Fulminating Powder. Mix together in a warm mortar 3 parts of pulverized nitre, 2 of dry carbonate of potash, and 1 of sulphur. A small quantity heated on an iron shovel or ladle till it fuses, suddenl...
-Chlorine Fumigation
This is probably the most effective in destroying noxious effluvia and putrid odours, and in checking the spread of contagious diseases. But as the gas itself is deleterious, except in a very diluted ...
-Furniture Oil
1. Linseed oil a pint, alkanet 1/2 oz.; digest in a warm place till coloured, and strain. 2. The same with 1/4 pint of oil of turpentine. 3. Linseed oil a pint, alkanet root 1 oz., rose pink 1 oz.; ...
-Gases
These are generated in gas bottles fitted, by grinding, with an S-formed tube; or in flasks to which a bent tube is adapted by means of a cork; in a common retort; or sometimes in iron bottles with a ...
-How To mark on Glass
Glass may be written on for temporary purposes, by French chalk; pencils of this substance will be found convenient. Glass may be written on with ink. if the surface is clean and dry, and the pen held...
-How To Silver Glass
2. Pettijean's process. 1540 grs. of nitrate of silver are treated with 955 grs. of strong solution of ammonia, and afterwards with 7700grs. of water. To this solution, when clear, are added 170 grs. ...
-Gun Cotton
Mix 1 1/2 fluid oz. of each of the strongest nitric and sulphuric acids; put the mixture in a Wedgewood mortar, and when cool add 100 grs. of cotton wool. Stir it with a glass rod, and when it is full...
-India Rubber Court Plaster
A stout frame of wood must be made, about 3 yards long and about 1 1/4 yards wide. Within this frame must be placed two sides of another frame, running longitudinally and across, so fixed in the outer...
-Slack Writing Inks
1. Brande's. Bruised Aleppo galls 6 oz., soft water 6 pints; boil together, add 4 oz. of sulphate of iron and 4 oz. of gum arabic. Put the whole in a bottle, and keep it in a warm place, shaking it oc...
-Red Writing Inks
1. Best ground Brazil wood 4 oz., diluted acetic acid a pint, alum 1/2 oz. Boil them slowly in a covered tinned copper or enamelled saucepan, for an hour; strain, and add 1/2 oz. gum. Some direct the ...
-Blue Inks
1, Reade's Patent. Prepare a solution of iodide of iron, from iodine, iron, and water; add to the solution half as much iodine as first used. Pour this solution into a semi-saturated solution of ferro...
-Indestructible Writing Fluids
The common writing inks being liable to be obliterated by many chemical agents, several compounds more capable of resisting these agents have been proposed; of which the following appear deserving of ...
-Lithographic Ink
1. Lasteyrie's: - Dried soap 1 oz., melt, and add shell-lac 5 oz., then common soda 1 oz., mastic 1 oz., and lastly, lamp-black 3 drs. Melt, stir together, and, when completely melted, pour into mould...
-Inks for Marking Linen
Some of these are used with types; others with a clean quill pen. 1. Sulphate of manganese 1 dr., water 1 dr., powdered sugar 2 drs., lamp-black 1/2 dr. Triturate them together, and stamp in on the l...
-Sympathetic or Secret Inks
The solutions used should be so nearly colourless that the writing cannot be seen till the agent is applied to render it visible. 1. Digest 1 oz. of zaffre, or oxide of cobalt, at a gentle heat, with...
-Iodine
See Pocket Formulary. Other methods of obtaining it are the following: To the mother liquor of kelp (after the crystallizable salts have been separated) add sulphuric acid to render the liquor sour. ...
-Isinglass
The air-bags, or sounds, of several kinds of fishes, washed, dried, and otherwise prepared. They are either dried without opening (purse, pipe, and lump isinglass), or opened and not folded (leaf and ...
-Preparations of Lac
Stilk-lac consists of twigs of several kinds of trees encrusted with a resinous matter produced by the puncture of an insect (the coccus lacca). This, triturated with water and dried, forms seed-lac. ...
-Purified Extract of Liquorice
Italian or Spanish juice may be purified by the following method: - Take a sugar-mould, close the vent-hole with a stopper, place inside it some coarse tow, and over this some clean straw, laid crossw...
-Matches for Instantaneous Light
1. Chlorate of Potash Matches (without sulphur). Chlorate of potash, separately powdered, 6 drs., vermilion 1 dr., lycopodium 1 dr., fine flour 2 drs.; mix carefully the chlorate with the flour and ly...
-Lucifer Hatches
These contain phosphorus in a finely divided state, to which it is reduced by agitating it in some warm solution of gum or glue, then adding the other ingredients, so as to form a paste, into which th...
-Cements
1. Brunswick Black. Boil together 1/4 lb. of foreign asphaltum and 4 1/4 oz. of linseed oil (previously thickened with litharge), then mix to a proper consistence with oil of turpentine (about 1 pint)...
-Purification and Bleaching of Oils
Fish and other fat oils are improved in smell and colour, by passing hot air or steam through them. Dunn's method is to heat the oil by steam to 170 or 200, and force a current of air throug...
-Oleine
This may be prepared by boiling fine olive oil with absolute alcohol, and evaporating the solution. Oxygenated Water, or Deutoxide, or Peroxide of Hdyrogen. Thenard's oxygenated water is thus made: -...
-Paraffins
Liquid and solid paraffins are obtained from the tarry product of the distillation of peat, brown coal, and Boghead shale; by Young's process, in which Boghead coal is heated in tubes or retorts; a cr...
-Albuminized Paper
There are several well-known papers sold; Rive's, which is a French paper, has a high glaze and fine surface; the Saxe, which is more uniform in its texture, is made in Germany. Another maker is Tow-g...
-How To Clean Glass Plates
Mr. HUGHES. - The description of glass known as flatted crown is well suited for positives, but before using it requires careful cleaning. The sharp edges should be first removed with a corundum f...
-The Autotype Process
In this process the material employed consists of a layer of gelatin containing carbon, or some other permanent pigment spread on paper. In this condition the paper is not sensitive to light, but if ...
-How To Colour Photographic Prints
This may be done variously in water and oils. A simple way is to rub in slowly with a small camel-hair brush a minute piece of dry colour laid upon the part, as of flesh tint for the face, etc. When p...
-Carmine
Several processes have been published for this beautiful pigment, but probably some minute precautions, not generally known, may be necessary to the production of the finest quality. The climate and s...
-Carthamine or Safflower Lake
Wash Safflower till the water comes off colourless; mix it with water holding 15 per cent. of carbonate of soda in solution, so as to form a thick paste; leave it for several hours, then press out the...
-Arsenical Copper Greens
Of these there are several varieties. Mineral Green, Scheele's Green, or Arsenite of Copper. 1. Dissolve 11 oz. of white arsenic and 2 lbs. of carbonate of potash, by heat, in a gallon of water. Diss...
-Chrome Green
A mixture of chrome yellow and Prussian blue. [See also Chrome Oxide, further hack.] Barth's Green. A mixture of Prussian blue and yellow lake. Ultramarine, Factitious. Take 70 parts of silica, or pur...
-Plate Powders
1. Jewellers Rouge. Dissolve green vitriol in hot water, and add a solution of pearlash as long as it throws down a precipitate. Wash the precipitate repeatedly with warm water, drain it on calico, an...
-Red Prussiate of Potash
Ferrid-cyanide of Potassium. Ferricyanide of Potassium. Into a dilute solution of the above prussiate of potash, a current of chlorine gas is passed, till the solution ceases to give a blue precipitat...
-Purple of Cassius
See Aurum Stanno paratum, Pocket Formulary. Many other processes have been proposed, of which the following is one: - Dissolve 3 grs. of gold in aqua regia, avoiding excess, and dilute with 3 oz. of w...
-Pyrophorus
This name is given to several compounds, prepared by calcination, which take fire when exposed to the air, especially when breathed upon. The following are perhaps some of the best: 1. Heat tartrate ...
-Arsenical Paste
1. (Authorised by the Government of France.) Melt 2 lbs. of suet in an earthen vessel over a slow fire, and add 2 lbs. of wheat flour, 3 oz. of levigated white arsenic, 2 1/2 drs. of lamp black, 15 dr...
-Bed
1. Fine Carmine Wax. Venice turpentine 2 oz., finest shell-lac 4 oz., colophony 1 oz., Chinese vermilion l 1/2 oz., magnesia (moistened with oil of turpentine) 1 1/2 drs. 2. Finest Bed. Venice turpen...
-How To Clean Silver
See Plate Powder. To clean silver utensils, blackeued by sulphuretted hydrogen, Bottger recommends a boiling saturated solution of borax, or a solution of caustic potash, with some fragments of metall...
-Electro-silvering
Mr. Watt. 1. To the crystallized nitrate of silver obtained by dissolving 1 oz. of fine silver in nitric acid, add 3 pints of cold distilled water to dissolve it. Precipitate with common salt. Wash we...
-Solvents for India Rubber
Ether for this purpose should be agitated with water, and decanted. Benzol will dissolve caoutchouc with warmth and long digestion. Rectified coal naphtha forms an imperfect solution employed in Macin...
-For the Decomposing Cell
1. Saturated solution of sulphate of copper 2 parts, sulphuric acid 2 parts, water 6 or 8 parts. 2. Mr. Walker directs 2 measures of a saturated solution of sulphate of copper, and 1 measure of acidul...
-Potato Starch
The tubers are washed and peeled, usually by machinery, rasped by a revolving grater, and the pulp washed on hair sieves till freed from the starchy matter. Successive portions of the pulp are thus tr...
-Syrup of Violets
On 4 oz. of fresh petals of violets pour half a pint of water at 104 Fahrenheit, stir them together, and in a minute or two strain off the water with gentle pressure, and pour 8 oz. of boiling di...
-Trommer's Test for sugar in urine
Put some of the suspected urine into a large test-tube, and add a few drops of solution of sulphate of copper, then sufficient solution of potash to render it strongly alkaline. If sugar be present th...
-Spirit Varnishes
The spirit* employed should not be less than 60 overproof. In preparing and using them, they should be kept at a distance from a candle or other flame. Respecting the gums (resins) employed, it m...
-Vinegar
Vinegar may be made from wine or ale, by keeping it for some weeks or months in a warm place, with of air. In this country it is usually made from malt, or a mixture of malted and unmalted barley, whi...
-Gelatin Wafers
Dissolve fine glue or isinglass in such a quantity of water as that the solution, when cold, may be consistent. Pour it hot on a plate of mirror glass (previously warmed with steam and slightly grease...
-Steep for Wheat
A pound of genuine sulphate of copper in sufficient water, for each sack of seed. Arsenic is also used; sulphate of zinc has been recommended; so has quicklime, which is thus used: - Soak the seed in ...
-How To Stain Wood
1. Mahogany colour (dark). Boil 1/2 lb. of madder and 2 oz. of logwood in a gallon of water; and brush the wood well over with the hot liquid. When dry, go over the whole with a solution of 2 drs. of ...
-Acetates - Muriatic, or Hydrochloric Acid
Acetates Such as are employed in medicine will be found in the Pocket Formulary. The only Acetates requiring notice here are the following: Acetate of Alumina This is made, for the use of dyers and...
-Acid, Nitric, and Fuming Nitrous Acid - Dry or Anhydrous Sulphuric Acid
Acid, Nitric, and Fuming Nitrous Acid See Acidum Nitrieum, and Acid. Nitric, fumans, Pocket Formulary. Nitro-hydrochloric Acid Aqua Regia. This is used in the arts, chiefly as a solvent for gold. B...
-Salicylic Acid - Solders
Salicylic Acid Originally procured from the volatile oils of SpirAea ulmaria and Gaultheria procumbens, but now obtained artificially from carbolate of soda by the action of carbonic acid on the form...
-Anatomical Injections - Parisian Bronzing Pastes
Anatomical Injections 1. Tallow, resin, and wax, equal parts; melt over a slow fire; and add red lead or vermilion sufficient to colour. For coarse preparations. 2. A strong solution of isinglass, c...
-Alloys for Electrotype - Anti-attrition, and Axle Grease
Alloys for Electrotype Clichee Moulds. Bismuth 8 parts, tin 4, lead 5, regulus of antimony 1; melt repeatedly together, and pour out in drops, till perfectly mixed. Amalgam for Electrical Machines. 1...
-Anti-Ferment - Benzol
Anti-Ferment Sulphite of lime; or equal parts of sulphite of lime and ground black mustard seed. Used to check the fermentation of cyder, etc. Aqua Fortis Double aqua fortis is nitric acid of 1.36 ...
-Benzoline - Blacking for Harness
Benzoline A product of the fractional distillation of American rock oil, sold for sponge lamps. At a temperature less than 100 F. it will ignite if brought near a light, so that great care must ...
-Black Reviver - Butter of Antimony
Black Reviver 1. Bruised nutgalls 1 lb., logwood 1 lb., water 5 quarts; boil to 4 quarts, and add sulphate of iron 4 oz.; dissolve, and strain. When cold, add 8 oz. of ox gall. 2. Galls 3 oz., logwo...
-Butyric Ether - Case-hardening Powder
Butyric Ether Saponify butter with a strong solution of potash, dissolve the soap in the smallest quantity of alcohol by the aid of heat, add a mixture of alcohol and sulphuric acid till the solution...
-Cassolettes - Gad's Hydraulic Cement
Cassolettes See Perfumery. Soluble Cayenne See Condiments, further back. Cements and Lutes, various. Shell-lac Cement Fine orange shell-lac, bruised, 4 oz., highly rectified spirit 3 oz. Digest ...
-Marine Cement - Lutes for Coating Retorts
Marine Cement See Glue, Marine. Maissiatt's Cement, as an air-tight covering for bottles, etc. Melt India-rubber (to which 15 per cent. of wax or tallow may be added), and gradually add finely powde...
-Mohr's Lute - Chlorate of Potash
Mohr's Lute Mix equal parts of brickdust and litharge, and beat them into a paste with linseed oil. Apply this with a stiff brush, and dust it over with coarse sand: dry it in a warm place. For Ceme...
-Chloride or Hypochlorite of Potash - Elastic (for surgical purposes) Collodion
Chloride or Hypochlorite of Potash Eau de Javelle. See Liq. PotassAe ChlorinatAe, Pocket Formulary. Chloeide of Soda, or Chlorinated Soda See Soda Chlorinata, and Liquor Soda; ChloratAe, in the Poc...
-(sp - Liquid Colours for Maps, etc
(sp gr. 0.825). Agitate. Make next a mixture of Venice turpentine 2 parts, castor oil 2 parts, white wax 2 parts, sulphuric ether 6 parts. Heat together the first three substances, add the ether, and...
-Colours for Confctioners - Dextrin, or Starch Gum
Colours for Confctioners Many fatal accidents occur from confectionery being coloured with poisonous pigments. The following may be safely used: Cochineal and its preparations, sap green, vegetable l...
-Dextrin Varnish - Electro-bronzing
Dextrin Varnish Dextrin 2 parts, water 6 parts, rectified spirit 1 part. - Baron de Sylvestre. Diastase Macerate ground malt in cold water; strain with pressure; heat the clear solution in a water-...
-Electro-coppering, for Iron or Zinc - For Steel
Electro-coppering, for Iron or Zinc The article must first be well cleaned, and ' pickled' in dilute acid. Then dissolve sulphate of copper, 2 oz., in boiling rain-water; when cold add carbonate of p...
-Etching Varnishes - Liquor of Flints
Etching Varnishes 1. White wax 2 oz., asphaltum 2 oz., melt the wax in a clean pipkin, add the asphaltum in powder, and boil to a proper consistence. Pour it into warm water, and form it into balls, ...
-Cut, To Preserve in Water Flowers - Fumigations
Cut, To Preserve in Water Flowers Add to the water a teaspoonful of salt, or a teaspoonful of charcoal. Flowers in pots may be watered with a weak solution of sulphate of iron. Fluxes In a general ...
-Muriatic Fumigation - Clarified Gall
Muriatic Fumigation Hydrochloric Fumigation. This is how almost disused, being less efficacious than the preceding. It is obtained by putting a few drachms of common salt into a cup, and pouring on i...
-Solutions for Galvanic Batteries - Hydrochloric Acid Gas
Solutions for Galvanic Batteries See Acids, Mixed, for Galvanic Batteries. Gannal's Solution See Anatomical Injections. Ganteine (A composition for cleaning kid gloves; sometimes improperly terme...
-peroxide Hydrogen - Oxygen Gas
peroxide Hydrogen See Hydrogenii peroxidum. Pocket Formulary. Carburetted Hydrogen Gas Light carburetted hydrogen is readily obtained by stirring the mud of stagnant pools. Heavy carburetted hydrog...
-Ozone - Gilding
Ozone This is supposed to be oxygen in an allotropic and more active state. It is formed by putting into a wide bottle pieces of clean phosphorus, with a little water, so that the phosphorus shall be...
-Gilding, by immersion - Glazes
Gilding, by immersion Dissolve teroxide or terchloride of gold in a solution of pyrophosphate of soda, and dip the article to be gilt in it. Electro -Gilding, by Elkington's patent process, is thus ...
-Glaze for Porcelain - British Gum
Glaze for Porcelain Felspar 27 parts, borax, 18, Lynn sand 4, nitre 3, soda 3, Cornwall china clay 3 parts. Melt together to form a frit, and reduce it to a powder, with 3 parts of calcined borax. - ...
-Purification of Gum Arabic - Ink Powder
Purification of Gum Arabic Picciotto's process. The gum is dissolved in water, and sulphurous acid gas passed into it. The sulphurous acid is sufficiently removed for common purposes by gently boilin...
-Violet Inks - Ink for writing on Zinc Labels
Violet Inks 1. Boil 8 oz. of logwood in 3 pints of rain or distilled water to 1 1/2 pints. Strain, and add 1 1/2 oz. of clean gum, and 2 1/2 oz. of alum in fine power. Agitate frequently till dissolv...
-White Marking for Black Bottles, in cellars - Ivory Black
White Marking for Black Bottles, in cellars Grind flake white, or sulphate of baryta, with a little oil of turpentine, and any light coloured varnish, to a proper consistence. Crimson Marking Ink D...
-Flexible Ivory - Lake Liquor
Flexible Ivory The pieces of ivory or bone, already manufactured into the shape required, are to be steeped for some time in dilute hydrochloric acid, until they have lost their earthy parts so far a...
-Lakes - Luminous Phials
Lakes These consist of vegetable colours in combination with alumina. Alum is usually added to an infusion or decoction of the colouring ingredient, and afterwards potash added, which throws down the...
-Lutes - Reagents
Lutes See Cements, Artificial Manures These constitute a new and important branch of manufacture; but a few of the more simple and readily prepared kinds are all that can be noticed here. Powder f...
-Preservative Fluids - Nitrate of Bartya
Preservative Fluids Canada Balsam, spirit and water glycerin, solution of gelatin, saturated solutions of alum, chloride of zinc, and chloride of calcium, are all used to preserve microscopic objects...
-Nitrate of Silver - Copying Paper
Nitrate of Silver See Argenti Nitras. P. F. It may be prepared from impure silver by the following process: - Dissolve the silver in nitric acid, add common salt till no more silver remains in soluti...
-Hydrographic Paper - Papyrine
Hydrographic Paper This name has been given to paper which may be written on with water. It may be made by rubbing paper over with a mixture of finely-powdered galls and sulphate of iron heated till ...
-Pastes - Phosphorus Paste for Vermin
Pastes See Blacking Paste, Furniture Paste, etc, further back. For flour pastes, see Cements. For almond paste, honey paste, and tooth pastes, see Cosmetics. Paste for Cleaning Brass, etc. 1. Rotten ...
-Photography - Plain Collodion
Photography In all English photographic formula; the solid and fluid measures of apothecaries' weight are used; but in buying or selling chemical articles, the avoirdupois weight is employed. Positi...
-Sensitized Collodion - Intensifying Solution
Sensitized Collodion Add to 1 oz. of the plain collodion 6 drs. of spirits of wine, 1 3/4 oz. of ether, and 3 drs. of iodide and bromide solution. Shake the bottle well; the mixture is then ready, bu...
-Fixing Solution, for Negatives - Acid Pyro Developer
Fixing Solution, for Negatives Hyposulphite of soda, 5 oz., distilled water 5 oz.; dissolve and filter. Sensitizing Solution, for Paper Nitrate of silver 5 drs., distilled water 5 oz., nitric acid ...
-Plain Pyro Developer - Bromide of ammonium
Plain Pyro Developer The strength of this may vary from 1 to 5 grs. in an ounce of water. Two grains may be taken as a medium. The dry plate being flooded with alcohol and water, and washed so as to ...
-Nitrate of silver - Bromide of Silver, Emulsion Process
In this process all the above operations may be performed in ordinary white light. To render the plate sensitive, heat it as hot as the hand will bear, and when cool immerse it again in the following ...
-Gelatino-bromide of Silver, Emulsion Process - Egyptian Azure
Gelatino-bromide of Silver, Emulsion Process In this process, the use both of the nitrate bath and of collodion are abolished. The material employed is very troublesome to prepare, and on this accou...
-Blue Verditer - Green without Arsenic
Blue Verditer It is generally stated to be made by adding chalk to a solution of nitrate of copper produced in the process of refining silver; but Mr. Phillips did not succeed in making it by this me...
-Rinmann's Green Pigment - Remedies for Potato Disease
Rinmann's Green Pigment Dissolve together in sufficient water 1 part of sulphate of cobalt and 3 of sulphate of zinc; precipitate with carbonate of soda, wash the precipitate, and calcine it. Pink S...
-Pounce - Rennet Liquid
Pounce Powdered gum juniper is used under this name, for preparing parchment for writing on. For liquid pounce, see Ink, Marking. Poudre Clarifiante Beat together the whites and yolks of eggs, dry ...
-How To Prevent and Remove Rust - Green
How To Prevent and Remove Rust Steel goods are rubbed over with a mixture of lime and oil, to preserve them from rusting. Mercurial ointment has been recommended for the same purpose. M. Payen recomm...
-Gold - Size
Gold 1. Venice turpentine 4 oz., fine shell-lac 8 oz., leaf-gold 14 sheets, bronze powder 1/2 oz., magnesia (made into a paste with oil of turpentine) 1 1/2 drs. 2. Use gold talc instead of gold lea...
-Smalts - Solutions for the Water-bath
Smalts See Pigments. How To make Skeleton Leaves Steep the leaves, seed-vessels, or other parts of the plant to be dissected, in rain water, until the whole of the soft matter is decomposed. Some r...
-Rochelle salts at - Arrowroot (West Indian)
Solutions for the Water-bath Various salts dissolved in water materially raise the boiling-point, and thus afford the means of obtaining a steady temperature at different degrees above 212. The ...
-Stearic Acid - Steep of Milk
Stearic Acid Fat is saponified, and the soap decomposed by an acid, with a large quantity of water, the mixture being kept warm and well stirred. The water being drawn off, the fatty matter is well w...
-Tannin - Manganese Paper
Tannin See Acid, Tannic, further back. Terpine Leave oil of turpentine for a long time in contact with a mixture of nitric acid and alcohol. Crystals of terpine form. By boiling an aqueous solution...
-Rhubarb Paper - Tincture of Galls, Infusion of Galls, etc
Rhubarb Paper Dip paper in a strong infusion of rhubarb, and dry it. [Alkalies render it brown. It is not, like turmeric paper, affected by boraeic acid.] Starch Paper This is merely paper imbued w...
-Marsh's Dahlia Test - Heat Test, for albumen in urine
Marsh's Dahlia Test Make a strong infusion of the petals of dark dahlias; strain, and add to every pint 1/2 oz. of strong sulphuric acid; stir with a glass rod, and when cold, add to each pint 2 grs....
-Pettenkofer's Test for bile in urine, etc - Copal Spirit, or Drying Varnish
Pettenkofer's Test for bile in urine, etc Put a small quantity of the suspected liquid into a test-tube, and add to it, drop by drop, strong sulphuric acid till it becomes warm, taking care not to ra...
-Brilliant Amber Spirit Varnish - Tingry's Essence Varnish
Brilliant Amber Spirit Varnish Fused amber 4 oz., sandarach 4 oz., mastic 4 oz., methylated spirit a. quart. Expose to the heat of a sand-bath, with occasional agitation, till dissolved. [The amber i...
-Common Turpentine Varnish - Balloon Varnish
Common Turpentine Varnish This is merely clear pale resin dissolved in oil of turpentine; usually 5 lbs. of resin to 7 lbs. of turpentine. Oil Varnishes These consist of copal and other gums dissol...
-Varnish for Frames for Hot Beds - Hard Water
Varnish for Frames for Hot Beds Mix 4 oz. of pul-verized white cheese, 2 oz. of slaked lime, and 4 oz. of boiled linseed oil. Mix, and add 4 oz. each of whites and yolks of egg, and liquefy the mixtu...
-Waterproofing Compounds - German Yeast
Waterproofing Compounds For Boots, etc. (Roome's patent.) Suet 8 oz., linseed oil 8 oz., yellow bees'-wax 6 oz., neatsfoot oil 1 1/2 oz., lamp black 1 oz., litharge 1/2 oz. Melt together, and stir ti...
-Weights And Measures
Avoirdupois Weight. (B. P.)* oz. grs. French Pound. Ounces. Grains. Grammes. 1 = 16 = 7000 = ...
-Weights And Measures. Continued
4 grains. The obolo is half a Spanish scruple; 3 silicua make 1 obolo, and 4 grains a silicua. A loth, in Germany, Poland, etc., is half an ounce. The commercial pound in several countries differs ...
-Effects Of Temperature
Degrees of Fahr. 2786 Cast iron melts (Daniell). 2016 Gold melts (Daniell). 1996 copper melts (Daniell). 1873 Silver melts (Daniell). 1750 Brass (containing 25o/o of zinc) melts (Daniell). 1000 ...
-Specific Gravities
1. Solids. Water=1.000. Platinum, 21.53; Gold, 19.34; Mercury, 13.590; Thallium, 11.9; Lead, 11.350; Silver 10.500; Bismuth, 9.822; Copper, 8.95; Cadmium, 8.604; Nickel, 8.82; Cobalt, 8.538; Iron, 7....
-Table of Chemical Elements Mentioned In The British PharmacopoeIa, With Their Symbols And Equivalent Numbers. (From The B. P. 1867.)
ELEMENTARY BODIES. SYMBOLS AND EQUIVALENTS. Old System. New System. Aluminium....................... Al = 13.75 Al = 27.5 A...
-Table of the Neutralizing Proportions of some of the Acids and Alkaline Carbonates, omitting minute fractions. The best commercial preparations are intended
Tartaric Acid. Citric Acid. Lemon Juice. Cr. Carb. of Soda. Bicarb, of Soda and Carb. of Potash. Bicarbonate of Potash. Carbonate of Magnesia. Sesquicarbouate...
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