Fluid extract of malt, 8 fluidounces.

Simple elixir, 8 fluidounces.

Mix them together.

Each fluidrachm (teaspoonful) of this elixir represents thirty minims of fluid extract of malt.

If a teaspoonful of elixir of malt is mixed with a tablespoonful of starch paste made by boiling one part of starch with sixteen parts of water, the mixture will immediately become fluid at a temperature of 150 Fahr. In from ten to fifteen minutes the mixture will fail to produce a blue color when dropped into dilute solution of iodine (volumetric solution of iodine, U. S. P.).