This section is from the "Elixirs And Flavoring Extracts. Their History, Formulae, & Methods of Preparation" book, by John Uri Lloyd. Also available from Amazon: Elixirs and flavoring extracts,: Their history, formulae, and methods of preparation;
Croton chloral hydrate, 128 grains.
Distilled water, 2 fluidounces.
Simple elixir, 14 fluidounces.
Dissolve the croton chloral hydrate in the water, and add the simple elixir (Druggists' Circular, 1875). Each fluidrachm (teaspoonful) of the finished elixir contains one grain of croton chloral hydrate.