The formulae for galenical preparations and solutions are arranged on a somewhat novel plan, every preparation being made up, except in few instances, to one hundred parts by weight or volume.
Is one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of botanical, galenical , herbal and plant extracts in China.
Phytopharmaceuticals are not conventional drugs, but they are also very different from galenical extracts.
Because a double-blind procedure could not be guaranteed with the commercially available galenical form (lyophilized powder), a methylprednisolone solution that was characterized by its limpidity was used.
This new galenical form is provided only for ambulatory treatments; it is intended for both children and adults.
There have been at least three noted galenicals which appeared in the middle of the 17th and 18th centuries, used an infusion of Cinchona bark as a remedy for agues and fevers.
Furthermore, medicinal plants constitute a source of valuable foreign exchange for most developing countries, as they are a ready source of drugs such as quinine and reserpine; of galenicals like tinctures and of intermediates in the production of semi-synthetic drugs.
Under the Galenical system, the way to increase the power of a remedy was to add more and more plants that had the opposite action from the humor that was supposedly causing the illness.
Some of these drugs derived from galenicals or were designed by structural alteration of known drugs.
For the next 1500 years Western medicine was termed Galenical and extended its influence throughout Europe and into the New World.