Aromatic Elixir
» Prepare Aromatic Elixir as follows:
Suitable essential oil(s)
Syrup 375 mL
Talc 30 g
Alcohol, Purified Water, each a
sufficient quantity, to make 1000 mL
Dissolve the oil(s) in Alcohol to make 250 mL. To this solution add the Syrup in several portions, agitating vigorously after each addition, and afterwards add, in the same manner, the required quantity of Purified Water. Mix the Talc with the liquid, and filter through a filter wetted with Diluted Alcohol, returning the filtrate until a clear liquid is obtained.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in tight containers.
Alcohol content, Method II 611: between 21.0% and 23.0% of C2H5OH, acetone being used as the internal standard.
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Monograph Rick G. Schnatz
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USP32–NF27 Page 1167
Chromatographic Column—
Chromatographic columns text is not derived from, and not part of, USP 32 or NF 27.