American Journal of Pharmacy, Volume 44

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Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science., 1872 - Pharmacology

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Page 266 - Ising-yu, sells for about three cents per pound, answers well for lamps, though inferior for this purpose to some other vegetable oils in use. It is, also, employed for various purposes in the arts, and has a place in the Chinese pharmacopoeia, because of its quality of changing grey hair black, and other imaginary virtues. The husk which...
Page 226 - Whereas, The safety of the public is endangered by want of care in the sale of poisons, whether to be used as such for legitimate purposes or employed as medicines and dispensed on the prescriptions of physicians. And whereas. The...
Page 265 - ... it is melted and formed into cakes for the press; these receive their form from bamboo hoops a foot in diameter and three inches deep, which are laid on the ground over a little straw. On being filled with the hot liquid, the ends of the straw beneath are drawn up and spread over the top, and, when of sufficient consistence, are placed with their rings in the press. This apparatus...
Page 364 - Its melting point is variable, depending somewhat upon its origin. It ranges between 43 C. and 65 C. (109 F. and 151 F.) An ultimate analysis yields, on the average, carbon 85 per cent, and hydrogen 15 percent.
Page 227 - Board, including the chairman, shall make oath or affirmation before a justice of the peace that they will faithfully and impartially perform the duties of their office, and also that, except in the discharge of their duties, they will not disclose to any person any of the evidence or other matter brought before the Board.
Page 265 - A single operation does not suffice to deprive them of all their tallow ; the steaming and sifting is therefore repeated. The article thus procured becomes a solid mass on falling through the sieve, and to purify it, it is melted and formed into cakes for the press ; these receive their form from bamboo hoops, a foot in diameter and three inches deep, which are laid on the ground over a little straw.
Page 265 - The capsules are gently pounded in a mortar, to loosen the seeds from their shells, from which they are separated by sifting. To facilitate th,e separation of the white, sebaceous matter enveloping the seeds, they are steamed in tubs having convex open wicker bottoms, placed over caldrons of boiling water.
Page 364 - An ultimate analysis yields, on the average, carbon 85 per cent, and hydrogen 15 per cent It is insoluble in water, is indifferent to the most powerful acids, alkalies, and chlorine, and can be distilled unchanged with strong sulphuric acid. Warm alcohol, ether, oil of turpentine, olive oil, benzol, chloroform, and carbon disulphide dissolve it readily. It can be mixed in all proportions with wax, stearin, palmltin, and resin (Bacon).

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