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Made from slaked lime by solution. A saturated, aqueous solution of Calcium Hydrate. The percentage of Calcium Hydrate varies with the temperature, being somewhat over 0.17 per cent. at 59° F.; 15° C, and diminishing as the temperature rises.
Dose, 1 to 8 fl. dr.; 4. to 30. c.c.