Myrrh Topical Solution
» Prepare Myrrh Topical Solution as follows:
Macerate about 200 g of coarsely ground Myrrh with an alcohol-water mixture for 48 hours at room temperature in a suitable vessel, which is fitted with a lid and a mechanical stirrer, agitating the mixture with the stirrer. Allow the resulting mixture to stand overnight. Decant the mixture, filter, dilute the filtrate with Alcohol to 1000 mL, and mix.
Labeling Label it to indicate that it is intended for topical and oropharyngeal use only.
Identification Using Topical Solution as the Test solution, proceed as directed for Identification tests C and D under Myrrh.
Alcohol content, Method II 611: between 90.0% and 110.0% of the labeled amount of C2H5OH.
Other requirements It meets the requirements for Packaging and Storage and Labeling for Tinctures under Botanical Extracts 565.
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