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Dose,l - 5 min.;0.05 - 0.3 c.c. Chloroform is trichlormethane, CHCl3, to which about 1% of absolute alcohol has been added. A heavy, colourless liquid, with a characteristic odour and a sweetish burning taste. Soluble 1 in 200 of water, miscible in all proportions with alcohol, ether, and oils.
1; Water, to 400.
50; Camphor Liniment, 50.
1Spiritus Chloroformi. Dose, if repeated, 5 - 20 min.; 0.3 - 1.2 c.c: for a single administration, 30 - 40 min.; 2 - 3 c.c. - 5; Alcohol, to 100.
1Tinctura Chloroformi et Morphinę Composita. Dose, 5-15 min.: 0.3 - 1 c.c.
- 7.5; Morphine Hydrochloride, 1.0; Diluted Hydrocyanic Acid, 5.0; Tincture of Capsicum, 2.5; Tincture of Indian Hemp, 10.0; Oil of Peppermint, 0.15; Glycerin, 25.0; Alcohol to 100. In 10 min. there are 3/4 min. of Chloroform, 1/11 gr. of Morphine, 1/2 min. of Diluted Hydrocyanic Acid.
Chrysarobinum. (See Araroba p. 36).
Cimicifugoe Rhizoma. Cimicifuga. The dried rhizome and roots of Cimicifuga racemosa. A hard roughly cylindrical rhizome bearing numerous remains of branches encircled by leaf-scars, and the remains of brittle roots; odour faint, taste bitter and acrid. It contains tannic acid.
Extractum Cimifugae Liquidum. Dose, 5 - 30 min.; 0.3 - 2 c.c. - Alcoholic.
Tinctura Cimicifugae. Dose, 30 - 60 min.; 2 - 4 c.c. - 10; Alcohol 60%, 100: by percolation.