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examination of the urine of a patient be made

previous to the hypodermic injection of co-
caine, to avoid the intoxication by the drug.

Sulphate of Sodium for Erysipelas. Can you give me the formula for Davis'

D.P. Dr. Bundy, of Murphysboro, Ill., in the Physic?

This is sometimes called Davis' White Liquid Homeopathic News recommends giving this

Physic, and it is said to be made up of: remedy rapidly until “the system is saturated with it.” He sometimes also uses the sympto

Sodium sulphate.

.8 ounces Nitro-muriatic acid

2 fluid ounces matic treatment, as aconite, for the fever, and

Powdered alum. .....38 grains suitable local applications, as a liniment com.

Distilled water.

24 fluid ounces posed of ammonia water, one half ounce, spirits Dissolve the sodium sulphate in the water, then add of camphor one and one-half ounces, oil of the nitro-muriatic acid and alum.--New Idea. sassafras, two drams and chloroform enough to

ACUTE RHEUMATISM. make four ounces.

R Euonymin..


Podophyllin The following is a list of patents issued by

Aloin... the U. S. Patent Office, from July 1 to July

M. Ft. pil. No. 1. Sig.–Give night and morning 19th, 1892, which are of interest to our read. as necessary. ers, as furnished by Geo. H. Chandlee, Patent

Give alkalies till saliva is alkaline. Follow Solicitor, Atlantic Bldg., Washington, D. C., ing is a useful combination : from whom copies of the same may be obtained,

R Lithii benzoatis

.dram ss at the rate of 25 cents each :

Sod, brom., Dental engine, to F. A. Damon, Fitchburg,

Potas, carb.,

aa drams ij Mass.; Bottle stopper, to Emil Willbrandt,

Potas. acet.

.ounces jss Indianapolis, Ind.; Scalpel, to G. F. Atwood,

Syr, zingib. Malden, Mass.; Electric belt, to D. H. Andus,

Aq, menth. pip.,

aa ad, oz. vj

} St. Louis. Mo.; Process of testing milk, to

M. Sig.--Dr. ij to oz. ss in water, four to six hours Leffman & Beam, Phila., Pa.; Hand machine after meals. for pasting labels on bottles, to A. Eymer, Sag.

For antipyretics use antipyrin grain x and inaw, Mich. ; Electric brush, to R. E. wil.

digitalis grain j, combined.

For analgesics liams, Dallas, Tex.; Spinal brace, to C. P.

use phenacetin or antipyrin, and, if necessary, Gumpel, London, Eng; Atomizer, to T. E.

a combination of morphine, bromide and Ogram, Washington, D. C.; Poison bottle

chloral. Give alkaline mineral waters copi. stand, to G. L. Rands, London, England; ously. Give tonics, the following being excel Dental chair, to A. P. Gould, Canton, Ohio; lent: Dental chair, to B. W. Wilkerson, Baltimore, R Tr. Ferri chlor ..

...dram iv Md.; Dental tool, to E. C. Moore, Detroit,

Tr. nuc, vom.,
Ac. phos, dil..

} Mich. ; Disinfecting apparatus, to C. B. Hy

aa dram ij

Syr. aurantii cort slip, Bradford, Pa.; Injector, W. E. Dodge,

.ounce į Elix, calisaya

:9. s. ounces ij Everett, Mass.; Larynx tube, to G. Ermold,

M. Sig.-Ounce j in water t, i, d. before meals. New York, N. Y.; Syringe, to G, F. Miles,

If heart weakens, use following: N. Y.; Syringe, to J. E. Kirkwood, Pullman,

R Spts, ammon, aromat ounces iij Wash. ; Antiseptic Quinoline, to J. Biegler,

Ammon. carb...

..dram į Baltimore, Md.; Dental Flask Clamp, to M.

Tr. cardomom

ounces i R. B. Creery, Ebensburg, Pa.; Dental forceps,

Tr, nuc, vom

...drams iij to C. E. Blake, Sr., San Francisco, Cal.;

M. Sig.-Dram j, t. i. d. Dental tool, to C. P. Lennox, Toronto,

For topical application use :
Canada; Vaginal syringe, to J. H. Morrison,

R Tr, aconite. rad.,
Tr, arnica,

} Salida, Col.; Syringe case, to A. B Botsford.


... ounces ] Grand Rapids, Mich.

Tr, saponis camph.

ounces ij


Exclude nitrogenous foods. Salicylates, Dr. Twitchell, of East St. Louis, Ill., reports

baths and massage are of doubtful value.-F. in the Amer. Med. Jour. success in the use of

Le Roy Satterlee, M. D.-Med. Age. boracic acid in powder form, as a simple anti. septic dressing in wounds of accident or opera

DUFFY'S CATHARTIC ELIXIR. tion; also in ulcers, including ulcers of the

This elixir, it is claimed, contains jalap, cornea.

senna, frangula, anise, caraway, coriander and KBBP your journals in a MEDICAL WORLD binder. galangal.-New Idea.

.aa ounce ss


STEFFEN claims good results, in “chapped"
or fissured hands, from the use of the following:
B Menthol.....

grains xxij
Olive oil,

...drams ss

ounces jss M. Sig.–Apply to the hands twice daily. Pain disappears, the skin softens and the fissures disappear rapidly.- Weekly Med. Review


HEMOPTYSIS. L'Union Medicale states that Bamberger recommends the following prescription in cases of hemoptysis : R Powdered alum...

grains xxx Hydrochlorate of morphine ....grain 72 Powdered white sugar

..dram i Make into six powders, and give all of them in di. vided doses, in the space of three or four hours, in case of profuse hemoptysis with cough.

Keep the patient absolutely quiet, and apply mustard plasters and external heat to the extremities.-Med. & Surg. Reporter.

LINIMENTUM CRINALE. (SQUIRE's, used as a powerful hair producer,) is composed as follows: Cantharidin..

I grain
Acetic ether..

.6 drams
Dissolve and add.

. 1 ounce Oil of lavender,.

15 drops Rectified spirits of wine........

. 3 ounces When required the recipe should be taken to a chemist, as restrictions are placed upon the sale of cantharidin unless it is mixed with some other substances. — Boston Journal of Health.

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BRANDRETH'S PILLS. DR. D. S. CLARK (American Druggist) says the following is the formula: Take of Extract colocynth...

. I scruple Aloes, socotrine..

2 drams

.I dranı
Castile soap.
Oil peppermint.

2 drops
Oil cinnamon.

I drop Powd. arabic and alcohol, of each sufficient quantity. Mix and make eighty pills. Dose: One to three as directed.

DIPHTHERIA. Nedzwiecki, of Serdobsk, highly recommends the following: R. Aquæ calcis ...

ounces vj Acidi salicylici

dram , M. Sig. -To shake well before using. A teaspoonful (to a child of one year), or a dessertspoonful (to children from two to ten), or a tablespoonful (to chil. dren above ten, and adults), every hour day and night; later on, as the improvement advances, every two and then three hours; after a complete disappearance of pseudo-membrane, three times daily, to continue for several days.-Med. Review.

12 dram

PISTOIA POWDER. This is a powder made in a convent near Pistoia, Italy, and it is used very extensively as a protection against gout. The following is said by Mr. Chastaing to be its composition:

B.yonia root.

10 grammes
Colchicum root.

20 grammes

. 50 grammes This is made into 365 powders, one of which is taken each day of the year in a (full glass of cold or hot water. - Amer. Drug.


MOTHER SIEGEL'S SYRUP. Will you please publish the formula for Mother Siegel's Syrup?

The following is said to be the formula desired : Extract Culver's root,

ROBBERT'S CAMPHOR-TAR OINTMENT. The following is said to be the formula for the above article :

Liquid tar.



aa...ounce c--6/2 lbs.
princes pine... ounces lxxx--5 lbs.
mandrake. ...ounces lxiv--4
gentian .. ounces xxxii--2
colocynth. .. ounces xxxij---2

black haw. ounces clx--10 Aloes....

ounces cxliv--9 Po. capsicum. .....ounces xvj. Po, sassafras. .....ounces clx--10 Borate soda,

....ounces clx-10 Spirits sea salt. ounces cxcij-12

Sugar house syrup. ..gallons xxx-30 Water, q.s. to make : ....gallons xc--90

Mix Dose. For tonic and alterative effect take 15 to 20 drops three times a day immediately after eating. For catbartic effect, one to three teaspoonfuls at Ledtime.- New Idea,

5 parts Lard.

.40 parts Mix them.--New Idea.


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