Senna Oral Solution
» Prepare Senna Oral Solution as follows:
Senna Fluidextract 250 mL
Suitable essential oil(s)
Sucrose 635 g
Purified Water, a sufficient quantity,
to make
1000 mL
Mix the oil(s) with the Senna Fluidextract, and gradually add 330 mL of Purified Water. Allow the mixture to stand for 24 hours in a cool place, with occasional agitation, then filter, and pass enough Purified Water through the filter to obtain 580 mL of filtrate. Dissolve the Sucrose in this liquid, and add sufficient Purified Water to make the product measure 1000 mL. Mix, and strain.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in tight containers, at a temperature not exceeding 25.
Alcohol content, Method I 611: between 90.0% and 110.0% of the labeled amount of C2H5OH.
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