Present name. - Monobrominated Camphor. C10H15BrO.
Characters and Tests. - Thin, colourless crystals, or long flat prisms, perfectly transparent and hard, having a camphoraceous odour combined with that of Bromine, and a persistent camphoraceous and terebinthinaceous taste; sparingly soluble in cold water, more so in hot, but readily soluble in alcohol and ether. When boiled with water it evaporates slowly, condensing on the sides of the tube.
This compound appears likely to be a valuable remedy; it has been used in' allopathic practice, and Hale speaks well of it in his New Remedies.
Preparation. - Trituration.