The fresh and dried petals of Rosa gallica, collected before expanding. Britain.

Characters. - Small cones consisting of numerous imbricated deep purple petals, with a roseate odour, and a bitterish, astringent taste.

Composition. - Similar to cabbage-rose petals.

Preparations

B.P.

Dose.

Confectio Rosae Gallicae..

.60 gr. or more.

Infusum Rosae Acidum ...

1-2 fl. oz.

Syrupus Rosae Gallicae ....

1 fl. dr. or more.

U.S.P.

Dose.

Pilulae Aloes et Mastiches

(p. 523) 1 pill.

Confectio Rosae .....................

.ad lib.

Extractum Rosae Fluidum.

"

Mel Rosae ................................

"

Syrupus Rosae ........................

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