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Dose, 1/60 - 1/15 gr.; 1 - 4 mgms. Small colourless crystals, which readily effloresce in the air. Soluble, 1 in 35 of water, 1 in 60 of alcohol.
1Liquor StrychninŠ Hydrochloridi. Dose, 2 - 8 min.; 0.1 - 0.5 c.c. - 1; Alcohol, 25; Water to 100. 1 gr. strychnine in 110 min.
Oleum Cadinum. Oil of Cade. (Juniper Tar Oil.) An empyreu-matic oily liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of the woody portions of Juniperus Oxycedrus. A dark reddish-brown, almost black, more or less viscid oily liquid, with a not unpleasant empyreumatic odour and an aromatic, bitter and acrid taste. Slightly soluble in water, partially soluble in alcohol.
Oleum Cajuputi. Oil of Cajuput. Dose, 1/2 - 3 min.; 0.03 - 0.2 c.c. The oil distilled from the leaves of Melaleuca Leucadendron. Blueish-green, with a penetrating odour, and an aromatic, bitterish taste.
Spiritus Cajuputi. Dose, 5 - 20 min.; 0.3 - 1.2 c.c.
- 10; Alcohol to 100.