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Iodoform, to disguise odor of......

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Iron chloride, administration of

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reaction with salicylic acid..

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perchloride solution, commercial

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iodide, syrup, restoration of...

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protection by Bower's process.

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saccharate, soluble..

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iron succinate....

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tasteless tincture of

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Jaborandi alkaloids

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a second alkaloid in.

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Jamaica, a month in ..

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cultivation of cinchona in..

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effect of hurricane on cinchona plantations

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pharmacy in..

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Japanese druggists

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Journal, letter respecting

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Kava-kava

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form for administration.

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Keating's cough lozenges

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Kola nuts

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Koumys

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Leather cement

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new material from.

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Leeches, to preserve

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Legal intelligence..

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Lemon beer

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Leptandra resin

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Letter copying process

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License act as affecting druggists.

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Light, action on chemicals..

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Lime benzoate, preparation of

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Liquor, sale of by druggists

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pancreaticus

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opii sedativus..

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ferri perchloridi, commercial

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Lip salve

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Litharge cement
Litmus solution, preparation

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London purple

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Lubricant, new

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Luminous whitewash

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Lunar caustic, to toughen

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Maize stigmas as a diuretic

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Market reports

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Measures incorrect, prosecution for.

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Meig's iron mixture.

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Mercury, binodide color of..

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olcate

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ointment of, preparation of

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new mode of extinguishing

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Minims, size of...
Morgan's elastic plaster

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Mustard, French..

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Neutral mixture, substitute for

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New cements

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" remedies, notes on...

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Nitroglycerine, curious therapeutical effects of.

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Oil bay, smuggled .

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birch

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Oil, buchu..
" coffee.
" cod liver, adulteration of.

composition of.
emulsion of....

to disguise taste.
“ crocodile.

ergot...
" lemon, price of

linseed, adulteration of.
olive,

rose, tests for....
Ointment, boracic acid

oxide of zinc.
soothing .

tar
Ontario College of Pharmacy, election of council.

meetings.

examinations
Medical Council, election...
Medical Association, formation of.

meeting.
Opium habit, coca a reputed cure for.

prevalence in the U. S
camphorated tincture
market...
preparation for smoking
sedative solution of..

trade statistics..
Oysters, preservation by salicylic acid
Paint, luminous ..

waterproof for cisterns.
Paper bags, waterproof ..
Paris green, sale of
Paste for labels on tin.
Paw-paw juice
Pelargonic ether
Peppermint lozenges.
Pepsin, preparation of.

test for

time required to digest certain foods.
Perfume Extracts, formulas for..

plants, extraction of
Percentage system
Perspiring feet, remedy for
Petroleuum abroad..

American, in China..

products
Pharmacy Act, British, amendments to.

prosecutions.
in Turkey

in Spain
Pharmaceutical Association American

Greece
Conference, British.

Congress, international.
Pharmacopæia, U.S., revision of..
Pharoah's serpents
Phosphorus, solubility in alcohol.
Photophone, discovery of the

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Physostigma extract, dose of..
Pill printing machine..
Pills, benzoic acid

coating for..
Pilocarpine hydrochlorate.

in diphtheria
Plants, active properties as a feature of relationship

number of species...
Podophyllum peltatum.

resin, active principles of
Polyphorm
Polygraph, composition
Pomade, cosmetic

perfume...

use of borax in..
Potash, new method of manufacture
Potato, new variety of
Prescription, novel
Protection to druggists
Purgatives, choice of..
Pyretic saline, imitation of
Quassia, poisoning by .
Quebracho bark, true and false

gum
Quillaia as an emulsifier
Quinine, concentrated solution of

facts respecting
from coal tar
manufacture in the U. S

testing of
Register, rectification of...
Registrations, questionable
Residual tincture from marc, recovery of
Resorcin and its therapeutical uses
Rhubarb, gigantic specimen of ..
Rhus aromatica

medicinal properties of various species.

poisoning, remedy for
Rose leaves colored with amilin
Saffron, uses of
Sarsaparilla.
Salt in mineral waters
Salter, John, (obituary)
Scott Act as affecting druggists.
Secret medicines, formulas of
Silver chloride, to reduce

plating, solution for.

ware, wash for ..
Silvering by cold rubbing
Slate, artificial..
Society of chemical industry, formation of.
Soap making in small quantities

by cold process..
transparent glycerin..
Soda fountain, design for

water, chocolate syrups for.
Spiders a remedy for ague.
Spirit of nitre, estimation of.

test for
Spruce beer

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Stains and spots, removal of.
Starch gloss....
St. John Long's liniment
Still used in Japan..
Strychnia, dispensed for santonine.
Students' Department
Syrup, chocolate for soda water

citric acid
guaiacum
iodide of iron, preservation of.
iodide of iron, restoration of.
orange peel.

percolated
Tar ointment
Tariff, drug changes in

for medicines in Quebec.

of dispensing charges..
Tasteless tincture of iron
Teeth, filling for
Thymol preparations.

a remedy for ringworm
Tin in Tasmania..
Tinctura rusci
Tinctures, hydro-alcoholic..

recovery of residues
Tobacco, composition of
Tooth powder

coloring for
washes.
Turkey, pharmacy in.
Vallet's mass
Vanilla, notes on.

plant
Varnish, aqueous. ,
Vaseline and petroleum products.

for citrine ointment.

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Vermillion, spurious
Viburnum prunifolium, constituents of
Violet powder, poisoning by.
Walnut leaves for diphtheria
Water, bitter almond.
Water, muddy, to purify
Waterproof lining for wooden vessels

paper for bags
Wax, white, industry
Wheat from chaff
Wine cinchona..

digestive
detection of fuchsin in,.
detection of salicylic acid in

trade in France...
Worms and condensers, cleansing of
Writing on glass, mixture for
Yeast, detection of starch fn.
Zeiodelite
Zinc hypochlorite, solution of

oxide, ointment of...
Zulu enemas

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Who has not looked forward with delight to a possible trip to the tropics ? No one, certainly, who finds books in the running brooks, or sermons in "weeds." The fiat of an M.D. made an actual fact out of the dimmest improbability, and the writer's experience of this beautiful island, gained during a short sojourn, may not be uninteresting to readers of the JOURNAL.

A mountainous island in the tropics, with its almost limitless variety of vegetation, probably produces three-fourths of the plants most interesting to a druggist, and any one with a stock of time and money might find such plants in Jamaica, the expenditure of both being rendered necessary by the absence of public conveyances, except a short railway ind stage route on the south side of the island. This lack of one of the first requirements of civilization may, in the case of Jamaica, be explained by the fact that the planters, merchants and agents, have plenty of horses at their disposal, while the remaining five hundred thousand negroes either stay at home at ease, or tramp their thirty miles a day with their worldly possessions on their head, and shod by nature with a sole which glides over fresh macadam, hot sand, or soft roadway, with equal impunity. The parish where I had the good fortune to find a friendly reception was on the north side of the island, at a distance of five miles from the sea, near the rolling hills, which in this locality attain an altitude of some 1100 feet. The larger Estates produce sugar, rum and pimento, and the small proprietors, who own or rent a few acres, grow coffee and bananas for export, and bread-kind,

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