Aim: To prepare and submit 100 ml of camphor liniment.
Requirements: Camphor, Arachis oil, Beaker, Pipette, Glass rod, Measuring cylinder, etc.
Theory: Camphor is a ketone obtained from the Cinnamomum camphora line. It is in the form of colorless or white crystals, granules, or crystalline mass. It has a penetrating characteristic odor, a pungent, aromatic taste, and is readily soluble in a small amount of alcohol and other organic solvents. It is used as a counter-irritant, mild anesthetic, and rubefacient when rubbed on the skin. It is also used to treat inflamed joints, sprains, rheumatic and other inflammatory conditions. Arachis oil is used as a solvent for the preparation of various pharmaceutical products. It is used for the preparation of liniments, ointments, and soaps.
- First of all, weigh the calculated amount of the ingredients accurately.
- The weighed amount of the camphor is dissolved in some amount of Arachis oil in a closed vessel.
- Add more Arachis oil and make the required volume.
Category: Counter irritant. Storage: Store in a well-closed container and keep in a cool place.
Labeling: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
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