Kaolinum. Kaolin. A native aluminium silicate, powdered and freed from gritty particles by elutriation. A soft whitish powder. Insoluble in water.

Kino. Kino. Dose, in powder, 5 - 20 grs.; 3 - 12 dgms. The juice obtained from the incisions in the bark of Pterocarpus mar-supium. In small, angular, brittle, reddish-black fragments; inodourous, very astringent and tinges the saliva red if chewed. Partially soluble in water, almost entirely soluble in alcohol. Contains a tannic acid.

1Pulvis Kino Compositus. Dose, 5 - 20 grs.; 3 - 12 dgms. - 75; Opium, 5; Cinnamon Bark, 20. 1 gr. Opium in 20 grs.

2Tinctura Kino. Dose, 30 - 60 min.: 2 - 4 c.c. - 0; Glycerin, 15; Water, 25; Alcohol, to 100: by maceration.

Kramerię Radix. Krameria Root. (Rhatany.) The dried root of Krameria triandra and K. argentea. Both kinds of root have an astringent taste and tinge the saliva red if chewed.

3Extractum Kramerię. Dose, 5 - 15 grs.; 3 - 10 dgms. A dried aqueous extract.

2Trochiscus Kramerię. 1 gr. in each with the Fruit Basis.

2Trochiscus Kramerię et Cocainę. 1 gr.; Cocaine Hydrochloride, 1/20 gr. with the Fruit Basis.

3Infusum Kramerię. Dose, 1/2 - 1 fl. oz.; 15 - 30 c.c. - 5; boiling Water, 100.

3Liquor Kramerię Concentratus. Dose, 30 - 60 min.; 2 - 4 c.c. - 50; Alcohol 20% to 100: by percolation.

2Tinctura Kramerię. Dose, 30 - 60 min.; 2 - 4 c.c. - 20; Alcohol 60%, 100 by percolation.

Lamella (see Atropina, Cocaina, Homatropina, Physostigmina).

Laurocerasi Folia. Cherry-laurel Leaves. The fresh leaves of Prunus Laurocerasus. Thick, somewhat oblong, leaves 5-7 inches long, dark-green, smooth and shining above, much paler beneath; inodourous, but emitting when bruised an odour like bitter almonds. Contain a small amount of hydrocyanic acid.

1Aqua Laurocerasi. Dose, 1/2 - 2 fl. dr.; 2 - 8 c.c. Standardized to contain 0.1% of hydrocyanic acid.

Lavandula (see Oleum Lavandulae p. 76).

Limonis Cortex. Lemon Peel. The fresh outer part of the pericarp of the fruit of Citrus Medica, var. Limonum.

1Syrupus Limonis. Dose, 30 - 60 min.; 2 - 4 c.c. - 2; Alcohol, q.s.; Lemon Juice, 50; Sugar, 76.

3Tinctura Limonis. Dose, 30 - 60 min.; 2 - 4 c.c. - 25; Alcohol, 100: by maceration.

1Oleum Limonis. Dose, 1/2 - 3 min.; 0.05 - 0.2 c.c. A pale yellow, fragrant oil; taste warm, bitter and aromatic.

Succus Limonis. Lemon Juice. The freshly expressed juice of the ripe fruit of Citrus Medica.

Linimenti. (Aconiti, Ammoniae, Belladonnae, Calcis, Camphorę, Ammoniatum, Chloroformi, Crotonis, Hydrargyri, Opii, Potassii Iodidi cum Sapone, Saponis, Sinapis, Terebinthinę. Terebinthinę Aceticum.)