This section of the book is from "The Complete Herbalist" by Dr. O. Phelps Brown. Also available from Amazon: The Complete Herbalist: The People Their Own Physicians By The Use Of Nature's Remedies.
This commences with fever, lasting two or three days; then itching pimples, diversified in shape, appear, which go off during the day and come again at night. Teething causes it sometimes, while at other times it is due to improper diet.
TREATMENT. -- This is indicated by the cause. If due to indigentible food, the stomach must be unloaded by an emetic of blood-root or ipecacuanha. A lotion of vinegar and water is of service. Tonics and simple diet will complete the cure.