Contractions. - Copaib. Cop.
Copaifera multijuga. Nat. ord., Leguminosae.
Synonym. - C. officinalis.
Fig. - Hayne, x., 12 - 23.
Balsam of Copaiva.
Habitat. - America, the Brazils, etc. Obtained chiefly from the valley of the Amazon.
Part employed. - The oleo-resin.
Characters and Tests. - About the consistence of olive oil, light yellow, transparent, with a peculiar odour, and an acrid aromatic taste. Perfectly soluble in an equal volume of Benzol. Does not become gelatinous after having been heated to 270°. Is not fluorescent.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Noack and Trinks.
Proper forms for dispensing. - lx and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.