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.
Frictions with the ointment have been made in orchitis, along the line of the spermatic cord as far as the scrotum, the skin having been previously punctured. M. Isaac reports well of this procedure (Practitioner, 1869), but I cannot think it desirable; it has proved unsuccessful under my own observation. Dr. Rigby speaks very highly of the good effect of counter-irritation by antimonial ointment in ovaritis ("Diseases of Women").