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.
Baryta Muriatica, Barium Chloride. A cardiac tonic and alterative applicable in small doses in indurations and scleroses. It is employed in doses of 1- 10 grain in arterial sclerosis and atheromatous degeneration, in narrowing of the cardiac orifice, in aneurism, indurated pancreas, and multiple sclerosis of the brain and cord. Smaller doses are effective if long continued.