The oil from the leaves of Myristica fragrans, Houtt. (d2.o 0,861 to 0,863) boils principally at 165°4). According to P. van Romburgh5) it contains u-pinene (m.p. of nitrosochloride 108°).

*) Chemical examination and physiological action of nutmeg. Americ. Journ. Pharm. 80 (1908), 563.

2) Uber Myristicin und einige ihm nahestehende Substanzen. Bericht yon Schimmel § Co. April 1004, 157.

3) Jaarb. dep. Landb. in Ned.-lndie, Batavia 1909, 64; 1910, 49.

4) Verslag 's Lands plantentuin, Buitenzorg 1895, p. 38.

•"') Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam 1900, 416.