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The American Druggist, Vol. 18

An Illustrated Monthly Journal of Pharmacy, Chemistry and Materia Medica; January, 1889 (Classic Reprint)



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The American Druggist, Vol. 18 by Fred'k a Castle
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Excerpt from The American Druggist, Vol. 18: An Illustrated Monthly Journal of Pharmacy, Chemistry and Materia Medica; January, 1889 Soluble substances should always be dissolved before the medicine passes into the patient's hands, when it is possible to do so, and it is well, and may be necessary, to use a little heat to accomplish this Object, but this must not be done when there is more of the substance than can be retained in solution at ordinary temperature, for when the liquid cools the surplus quantity will be deposited as crystals on the side of the bottle in a condition in which it will be al most impossible for the patient to take it. When, therefore, the solid be in excess of the solvent, it must be reduced to the finest possible state of division, and rubbed or shaken u with the liquid, and the direction to shake the bottle be a ded. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Release date Australia
November 19th, 2016
Country of Publication
United States
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