A fixed oil, expressed from linseed.

Properties : Linseed oil occurs as a yellowish, oily liquid, having a peculiar odor and a bland taste. It is soluble in absolute alcohol, but practically insoluble in water.

Dosage: 30 c.c. or 1 fluidounce.

Action and Uses: Linseed oil has the properties of other bland oils, but is seldom administered internally. For pharmaceutical purposes it is used in the making of lime liniment, and of soft soap.