aromatic ammonia spirit

noun

Medical Definition of aromatic ammonia spirit 

: a solution of ammonia and ammonium carbonate in alcohol and distilled water perfumed with the oils of lemon, lavender, and nutmeg and used as a stimulant, carminative, and antacid

called also aromatic spirit of ammonia

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