The water may now be acidified and shaken up with chloroform, which will dissolve out any santonin.
The only one among them that is pleasant is the santonin lozenge; and it is the only one that is popular.
(1·7 grain) santonin; an eruption of nettle rash showed itself, but disappeared within an hour.
When combined with santonin, its action on round-worms is greatly enhanced.
It is distinguished from santonin by giving no red colour when treated with sulphuric or phosphoric acids.
santonin may be isolated by treating substances containing it with warm alkaline water.
Mix the alcoholic solution of saccharin with the santonin (in a hot mortar if in a hurry) and permit the alcohol to evaporate.
Mix the saccharin with the tincture of vanilla, add the santonin, and permit the alcohol to evaporate.
Thus, santonin, when taken in any quantity, makes all colourless objects look yellow.
Iso-santonin melts at 138°; it has the same composition as santonin.
santonin san·to·nin (sān'tə-nĭn)
A colorless crystalline compound obtained from species of wormwood and used as an anthelmintic.