This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics: An Introduction to the National Treatment of Disease", by John Mitchell Bruce. Also available from Amazon: The pharmacology and therapeutics of the materia medica.
Dose. - 5 gr. every hour; or 15 to 20 gr. in single doses.
Kairin is antiseptic, disinfectant, and especially antipyretic, like the two preceding substances, to which it is closely allied.