Sugar of Milk. C24H24O24. Crystallized Sugar obtained from the whey of Cow's Milk by evaporation.
Med. Prop. and Action. It is chiefly used as a vehicle for medicinal powders. Dr. Garrod** observes, that "probably milk sugar might be advantageously employed as a substitute for cane sugar in the diet of infants. Cow's milk diluted with water, with the addition of milk sugar, forms a good substitute for the milk of the human female."
Dose, ad lib.