Sulphur is official in three forms: Sulphur Lotum, or Washed Sulphur; Sulphur Praecipitatum, or Milk of Sulphur; and Sulphur Sublimatum, or Flowers of Sulphur. The Washed Sulphur is best for internal use, the precipitated form for ointments, and the sublimed form for disinfection.
Reaction to litmus of water agitate
Though much less than formerly, Sulphur is still used for its mild laxative effect, with soft stools. Dose, 4 Gm., Sulphur Lotum. Externally, it is a specific for scabies. When burned in the presence of adequate moisture it serves as a general fumigating disinfectant.