Barium is chiefly used in testing.

Chloride of Barium, BaCl22H1O.

Characters. - Colourless translucent tables. Dose. - 1/2 to 2 gr.

Solution of Chloride of Barium, 1 in 10.

Action And Uses

Baryta greatly disturbs the blood pressure, and the chloride has accordingly been recommended in aneurism.