Dose, 20 - 60 grs.; 12 - 40 dgms. The dried sclerotium of the fungus, Claviceps purpurea, originating in the ovary of Secale cereale, the rye. Roughly cylindrical, dark, violet-black grains, with tapering ends, from 1/3 - 1 1/2 inch in length; pinky white within; odour peculiar; taste disagreeable. Deteriorates rapidly on keeping especially if not kept absolutely dry. Active principles are the alkaloid ergotoxine and certain amido-acids e. g. parahydroxyphenylethylamin-(see p. 106).

1Extractum Ergotae. (Ergotin.) Dose, 2 - 8 grs.; 1 - 5 dgms. A soft alcoholic extract.

1Injectio Ergotae Hypodermica. Dose, 3 - 10 min.; 0.2 - 0.6 c.c. - 30; Phenol, 0.9; Water to 100. 3 grs. in 10 min.

1Extractum Ergotę Liquidum. Dose, 10 - 30 min.; 0.6 - 2 c.c. An aqueous extract with alcohol added.

3Infusum Ergotae. Dose, 1 - 2 fl. oz.; 30 - 60 c.c. - 5; boiling Water 100.

3Tinctura Ergotae Ammoniata. Dose, 30 - 60 min.; 2 - 4 c.c. - 25; Solution of Ammonia, 10; Alcohol 60% to 100: by percolation.

Eucalypti Gummi. Dose, 2 - 5 grs.; 1 - 3 dgms. A ruby-coloured exudation from the bark of Eucalyptus rostrata, and probably other species. In grains or small masses; thin fragments are transparent and of a ruby or garnet-red colour; taste astringent, and tinges the saliva red. About 80-90% soluble in water, almost entirely soluble in alcohol.

3Trochiscus Eucalypti Gummi. 1 gr. with the Fruit Basis.

Oleum Eucalypti. Dose, 1/2 - 3 min.; 0.03 - 0.2 c.c. The oil distilled from the fresh leaves of Eucalyptus Globulus, and other species. Colourless or pale yellow, with an aromatic camphoraceous odour, and a pungent taste, leaving a sensation of coldness in the mouth.

2unguentum Eucalypti

10 by weight; Hard Paraffin, 40; Soft Paraffin, 50.

Euonymi Cortex. Euonymus Bark. The dried root bark of Eu-onymus atropurpureus. In quilled or curved pieces, 1/12-1/6 inch thick; the outer layer, light ash-grey in colour, soft and friable; the inner surface tawny white and smooth; odour faint but characteristic, taste mucilaginous, slightly acid and bitter.

1Extractum Euonymi Siccum. Dose, 1 - 2 grs.; 6 - 12 cgms. An alcoholic extract dried and mixed with calcium phosphate.

Extracta (the following; with a dose of 1/4 - 1 gr. Belladonnę Viride, Belladonnas Alc., Cannabis Indicę, Colchici, Nucis Vomicę, Opii, Phy-sostigmatis, Strammonii, Strophanthi: with a dose of 2 - 8 grs. Anthe-midis, Cascarae Sagradae, Colocynthidis Comp., Ergotae, Gentianae, Hy-oscyami Viride, Jalapae, Rhei: with a dose of 1 - 2 grs. Euonymi Siccum: with a dose of 1 - 4 grs. Aloes Barbadensis; with a dose of 5 - 15 grs.Krameriae, Taraxaci: in any quantity Glycyrrhizae).

Extracta Liquida (the following; with a dose of 1/2 - 2 - 20 min-Ipecacuanhas; with dose 1 - 3 min. Nucis Vomicae; with dose 5 - 15 min. Cinchonas, Hamamelidis, Hydrastis, Jaborandi; with dose, 5 - 30 min. Cimicifugae, Opii; with dose, 10 - 30 min. Ergotae; with dose, 45 - 90 min. Filicis; with dose, 30 - 60 min. Cascarae Sagradae, Cocae, Glycyrrhizae; with dose 1/2 - 2 fl. dr. Pareirę, Taraxaci; with dose, 2- 4 fl. dr. Sarsę; without dose, Belladonnę).

Fel Bovinum Purification. Purified Ox Bile. Dose, 5 - 15 grs.; 3 - 10 dgms.

Evaporated ox bile purified by precipitation with alcohol. A yellowish-green, hydroscopic substance, with a bitter-sweet taste. Soluble in water and in alcohol.