Contractions. - Corr-r. Cor.
Class, Zoophyta; Order, Actinoida; Sub-order, Alcy o-naria; Fam., Gorgoniadae; Species, Gorgonia preciosa.
Synonym. - Isis nobilis.
This is the calcareous structure made by the coral Zoophyte, and which from its beauty is manufactured into ornaments of various kinds. Select the small branched pieces striated externally, and often covered with a white calcareous substance. Wash them with distilled water.
Preparation. - Trituration.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Arch., xi.
Proper forms for dispensing. - lx to 3, Trituration only. 4, dilute Tincture only. 5 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.