This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics Inorganic Substances", by Charles D. F. Phillips. Also available from Amazon: Materia medica and therapeutics.
The vapor given off by powdered camphor sprinkled with tinct. iodi has been found effective for arresting coryza (Medical Times, i., 1874); and inhaling from pure iodine, or carbolate of iodine, is also commended. The latter has been introduced as a patent remedy.