aromatic spirits of ammonia

aromatic spirits of ammonia

[¦ar·ə¦mad·ik ¦spir·ət əv ə′mōn·yə]
(pharmacology)
A flavored, hydroalcoholic solution of ammonia and ammonium carbonate having an aromatic, pungent odor; used as a reflex stimulant.
(pharmacology)
A flavored, hydro-alcoholic solution of ammonia and ammonium carbonate having an aromatic, pungent odor; used as a reflex stimulant. Also known as hartshorn salts; smelling salts.
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The kit contains bandages, cotton, lint, Aromatic Spirits of Ammonia, Iodoform gauze, baking soda and mustard.