The British Pharmacopoeia makes an authoritive statement of the quality that a product is expected to meet at any time during its period of use.
Additions in 2007 were Caraway Oil, Pine Silvestris Oil
Caraway Oil, ACTIONS AND USE Carminative and flavour DEFINITION Oil derived by steam distillation of the fruits of Carum Carvi L. APPEARANCE Clear, colourless or yellow liquid CONTENTS carvone 50-65%, limonene 30-45% STORAGE in a well filled, airtight container, protected from light, at a temperature not exceeding 25C. Ph Eur monograph 1817
Pine Silvestris Oil DEFINITION Oil derived by steam distillation of the fresh leaves and branches of Pinus silvestris L. APPEARANCE Clear, colourless or pale yellow liquid. Characteristic aroma. CONTENTS a-pinene 32-60%, b-pinene 5-22%, car-3-ene 6-18% b-myrcene 1.5-10%, limonene 7-12% STORAGE in a well filled, airtight container, protected from light, at a temperature not exceeding 25C. LABELLING states the name and any concentration of antioxidant added. Ph Eur monograph 1842
Entries of interest Allantoin treatment of skin disorders Refined Almond Oil, Virgin Almond Oil almond oil ear drops Aloes Juice, laxative, Star Anise Oil, Arachis (peanut) oil, Arnica flower, Artichoke leaf, Ash leaf, Bearberry leaf, Beeswax, Belladonna leaf, Siam Benzoin, Bilberry, Birch leaf, Black currant, Black horehound, Bogbean leaf, Boldo leaf, refined Borage oil, Buckwheat herb, Butchers broom, Caffeine, Calendula flower, natural camphor, Capiscum, Caraway oil, Cardamom, Cardamom oil, Cassia oil, virgin Castor oil, Centaury, Chamomile flowers, Cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon leaf oil, Citronella oil, Clove oil, Refined coconut oil, cod-liver oil, Coriander oil, Devils claw, Digitalis leaf, Dill oil,
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