This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
Suppositories are solid bodies intended to be introduced into the several natural orifices of the body for the purpose of producing systemic or local effects.
For the preparation included in this list see:
Suppositoria Glycerini, under Glycerinum.
Suppositories are usually made with oil of theobroma as a base. Rectal suppositories should be cone-shaped and should weight about 2 gm. or 30 grains.