. The oil distilled in Britain from caraway fruit, B.P. A volatile oil distilled from caraway, U.S.P.

Characters. - Colourless or pale yellow, odour aromatic, taste spicy, and neutral reaction. It is soluble in an equal weight of alcohol.

Preparations.

B.P

Confectio Scammonii, 2 parts in 150 nearly. Pilula Aloes Barbadensis (vide p. 522).

U.S.P

Spiritus Juniperi Compositus.

Use. - Carminative and stimulant. Used with purgatives to lessen griping and to relieve flatulence.