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Sodii Sulphas. Sodium Sulphate. Na2So4+10H2O= 321.42. Synonym. - Glauber's Salt.
Large, colorless, transparent monoclinic prisms, odorless, and having a bitter, saline taste, efflorescing on exposure to air, and losing all of their water of crystallization. Solubility. - In 3 parts of water.
Ammonium and Iron salts.
Dose, 1 to 8 dr. 4. to 30. gm.