This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Aristol. Action similar to iodoform. A satisfactory and safe antiseptic used in 10% ointment up to full strength powder, and can be administered hypodermically, which has been done with reported good results in tuberculosis. Use I part of aristol to 100 parts of sterilized oil of sweet almonds for hypodermic use. Iodine is reallt one of the most truly effective antiseptics. Aristol is dithymol di-iodide, and should be kept in dark bottles.