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.
Chloroformum. Anesthetic and analgesic. Employed internally in colic, cramps, spasmodic affections, atonic quinsy, and sometimes to relieve pain (2 to 5 I.). For its anesthetic properties consult the text-books.