The outer part of the rind of the fresh fruit of Citrus Limonum. Southern Europe and West Indies.

Characters. - Like those of orange peel, but the colour; is a deep lemon yellow.

Composition. - Similar to orange peel.

Preparations

B.P.

Dose.

Infusum Aurantii Compositum................................................

1-2 fl. oz.

,, Gentianae ,, ................................................

1-2 fl. oz.

Oleum Limonis.............................................

1-5 min.

Syrupus „ .........................................................................

1-2 fl. dr. or more.

Tinctura „ ......................................................................................................................

1-2 fl. dr.

U.S.P.

Oleum Limonis................................................

1-5 min.

Spiritus „ .......................................................................................................................

For flavouring.

Syrupus „.................................................

1-2 fl. dr. or more.

Mistura Potassii Citratis....................................

4-8 fl. dr. (15-30 c.c.)