Ammonio-citrate of iron (soluble citrate), 256 grains.

Simple elixir, a sufficient quantity.

Dissolve the ammonio-citrate of iron in twelve fluidounces of simple elixir, and bring this to the measure of sixteen fluidounces by the addition of a sufficient quantity of simple elixir.

Each fluidrachm (teaspoonful) of the finished elixir represents two grains of ammonio-citrate of iron, the same as that adopted by the American Pharmaceutical Association, 1873.