In the forms of irritative or melancholic nerve-disorders which sometimes accompany the uric acid diathesis, and in some forms of hysteria, the bromide of lithia promises to be extremely useful. The observers already quoted agree in attributing to it a marked sedative effect on the sensory nerves, and upon the spinal cord, and reflex sensibility, without much depression of the circulation: its action, in short, is more that of bromine than of lithia.