What is STARWORT?

See Aletris. as’s Process. A process for the separation of alkaloids from organic matter in cases of suspected poisoning. It is based on the principle that the salts of the alkaloids are soluble in water and in ethyl- dcohol, but not in ether, amyl-alcohol, benzene, chloroform, or acetic ether; while the uncombined alkaloids are nearly insoluble in water, but are more or less soluble in ether and the other solvents named.

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