Arsenic penetration of the meninges during the treatment of neurosyphilis

H. G. Mehrtens, C. G. McArthur
1919 Experimental biology and medicine  
99 of plant tiksues does not remove the substances essential for growth which i s contained in butter fat." They further say "owing to the large content of waxes, etc., extracted from plant leaves we have not been very successful in feeding ether extract from these sources.11 We have, however, obtained potent preparations as follows : Spinach leaves and young clover respectively, dried in a current of air a t about 60°, were extracted with U. S. P. ether. The resultant green extract, yielding
more » ... oily residue equal to about 3 per cent. of the dried plant, was evaporated.upon starch. These preparations, fed in daily quantities equivalent to 1-2 grams of the dried plant, promoted recovery and renewal of growth in rats declining in weight on diets deficient in fatsoluble vitamine. Inasmuch as only 30 milligrams per day of the ether extract of spinach sufficed for this purpose it appears that this product ranks among the most potent of the oils heretofore tested.
doi:10.3181/00379727-16-59 fatcat:ywstmsy3djh2hmuxc4xgj4glnm