Yellow Ointment
» Prepare Yellow Ointment as follows:
Yellow Wax 50 g
Petrolatum 950 g
to make 1000 g
Melt the Yellow Wax in a suitable dish on a steam bath, add the Petrolatum, warm until liquefied, then discontinue the heating, and stir the mixture until it begins to congeal.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in well-closed containers.
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