Sentence Examples

  • The preparations of morphia are of great value in the symptomatic treatment of the disease.
  • The prohibition of the general importation of morphia into China except on certain conditions was agreed to by the British government in Act XI.
  • Great care is now taken to prevent adulteration, and consequently Persian opium can be obtained nearly as rich in morphia as the Turkish drug - on the average from 9-12%.
  • Experiments made in England, France, Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Spain, Germany, and even in Sweden, prove that opium as rich in morphia as that of Eastern countries can be produced in Europe.
  • The juice yields about one-fourth of its weight of opium, and the percentage of morphia varies according to the variety of poppy used, the purple one giving the best results.