Present name. - Ammonic Bromide. Nh4br.
It is best to procure this from the operative chemists.
Characters and Tests. - In colourless crystals, which become slightly yellow by exposure to the air, and have a pungent saline taste. May be sublimed unchanged by the application of heat. Readily soluble in water, less soluble in spirit. A solution of the salt in water, mixed with mucilage of Starch and a drop of an aqueous solution of Bromine or Chlorine, does not exhibit any blue colour.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Hale's New Remedies.
Preparation. - Solution in distilled water up to 1, then use dilute alcohol for 3x, and afterwards rectified spirit.