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.
Mr. Pigeon believes that in sulphur he has found the true remedy for this fever, and he certainly applies it very thoroughly, and appears to have had good success. He anoints the patient twice daily with sulphur ointment, gives 5 gr. of sulphur by the mouth twice daily, and fumigates frequently with sulphur vapor (Lancet, ii., 1876).