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It is soluble in amylic alcohol, scarcely so in absolute alcohol.
The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines T. H. Pardo de Tavera

amylic Alcohol dissolves all the alkaloids, if they are in a free state, and it also takes up a little of the resin.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

The filtrate, if shaken up with amylic alcohol, gives it in either case a red color.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883 Various

For the detection of magenta the filtrate is mixed with a few drops of acetic acid, and it is then shaken up with amylic alcohol.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

The behavior of the amylic alcohol, thus colored red, with hydrochloric acid and ammonia is characteristic.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883 Various


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