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A transparent, colorless liquid, of a fragrant and refreshing slightly acetous odor, and a peculiar, acetous, and burning taste. Sp. gr., 0.893 to 0.895. Solubility. - In 8 parts of water; freely in Alcohol or Ether.
Dose, 20 to 60 m.; 1.20 to 4.00 c.c.
It acts like ether, as a stimulant, antispasmodic, and carminative, but it has a pleasanter taste.