from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an officinal manner; according to officinal or prescribed use. Specifically
- In pharmacy, in accordance with the directions of the pharmacopœia.
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Juniper oil, used officinally, is distilled from the full-grown, unripe, green fruit.
The oil is used officinally for making a spirit of Rosemary, and is added to the compound tincture of Lavender, as well as to Soap liniment.
Rumicin is the active principle of the Yellow Curled Dock; and from the root, containing chrysarobin, a dried extract is prepared officinally, of which from one to four grains may be given for a dose in a pill.
From the wood of the Juniperus oxycoedrus; an empyreumatic oil resembling liquid pitch, is obtained by dry distillation, this being named officinally, Huile de cade, or Oleum cadinum, otherwise "Juniper tar."
They also officinally use the petals of the Cabbage Rose
An alcoholic extract is made officinally from the entire young plant gathered in the spring, and some of this if applied on cotton wool will arrest bleeding from the nose, or after the extraction of a tooth, when persistent.
An ethereal tincture of menthol is made officinally with one part of menthol to eight parts of pure ether.
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