Elixir of calisaya, citrate of iron, and beef, 16 fluidounces.

Strychnine, 1 1/4 grains.

Acetic acid, a sufficient quantity.

Triturate the strychnine in a mortar with acetic acid in sufficient amount to effect its solution; then add the elixir.

Each fluidrachm (teaspoonful) of the finished elixir contains one grain of extract of beef, one-half grain of citrate of iron, one-hundredth grain of strychnine, and represents two grains of calisaya. It is not a permanent preparation, for explanation of which assertion see our remarks on elixir of beef with citrate of iron.