Butyl chloral 3 grains.

Essence of cinnamon, 1 1/2 drachms.

Dissolve the butyl chloral in the essence of cinnamon,and add

Tincture of gelsemium, 10 minims.

Simple (red) elixir, 1 1/2 fluidrachms.

Simple syrup,

a sufficient quantity to make .. 1 fluidounces.

Then triturate two grains of mono-bromated camphor and dissolve in the above liquid.

According to the Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions, this elixir is often prescribed in Paris.

Each fluidrachm contains about one-third grain of butyl chloral, one minim of tincture of gelsemium, and one-fourth grain of mono-bromated camphor.