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A village in Bohemia (also Sedlitz). Seidlitz powders, effervescing

salts, consisting of forty grains of sodium bicarbonate, two drachms of

Rochell salt (tartrate of potassium and sodium) and thirty-five grains

of tartaric acid. The powders are mixed in water, and drunk while

effervescing, as a mild cathartic; the result resembles the natural

water of Seidlitz. Also Rochelle powders.