Volatile oil sentence example

volatile oil
  • They contain a volatile oil which does not occur in the corm, and their proportion of colchicine is higher, for which reason the Tinctura Colchici Seminum- dose 5 to 15 minims - is preferable to the wine prepared from the corm.
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  • The drug has the properties common to all substances that contain a volatile oil.
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  • There is also present a volatile oil.
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  • About 15% of a volatile oil is obtained by distilling cubebs with water; after rectification with water, or on keeping, this deposits rhombic crystals of camphor of cubebs, C 15 H 26 O; cubebene, the liquid portion, has the formula C15HV4.
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  • The volatile oil - oleum cubebae - is also official, and is the form in which this drug is most commonly used, the dose being 5 to 20 minims, which may be suspended in mucilage or given after meals in a cachet.
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  • Myrrh has the properties of other substances which, like it, contain a volatile oil.
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  • It is an ingredient in pot-pourri, is employed for flavouring beer and is chewed to clear the voice; and its volatile oil is employed by makers of snuff and aromatic vinegar.
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  • There are also resins, a volatile oil and several other constituents.
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  • The allergenic fraction of bee glue is found in the volatile oil derived from it by distillation.
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  • The leaves contain a volatile oil which is not used simply for its perfume - it has anti-bacterial properties.
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  • The familiar smell originates from a pungent volatile oil and sulfur held within the bulb and leaves.
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  • This is due to a volatile oil present in such quantity that the fresh-cut brushwood burns readily, while from the leaves "Bay water" is distilled.
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