Aconite. In acute cases Argentic Nitrate, 1,4. In chronic form Arsenic, 3. In small doses along with opium Calomel, 4. In obstructive enteritis with constipation, pushed to salivate Castor Oil. Especially in the chronic enteritis of children. Very useful along with opium Copper Sulphate, 2. In minute doses Iron


Lead Acetate, 2. Sedative astringent

Linseed, 4. Infusion as drink

Magnesium Sulphate, 4. The most valuable purgative Opium Podophyllum Poultice Hot

Skim Milk. As diet, alone or with lime-water Ulmus. Infusion as drink, or leaves as poultice



Belladonna. Very useful for children, but the dose must be large Buchu. In chronic cases Cantharides, 3. Internally very useful in middle-aged women or the aged Chloral Hydrate. In children Collodion. To form a cap over prepuce Ergot. In paralytic cases Iodlde of Iron. In some cases Lupuline

Potassium Nitrate, 3. In children Rhus Toxicodendron Rhus Aromatica Santonin. When worms present Strychnine, 3. Very useful in the paralysis of the aged, and incontinence of children Turpentine

Epididymitis. Vide Testicle, Diseases of.

Aconite. In small doses frequently repeated Mercury and Morphine. Locally as oleate if persistent Pulsatilla. In very small doses along with aconite Silver Nitrate. Strong solution locally applied to abort


Apomorphine. To prevent; in emetic doses Argentic Nitrate, 1, 2, 3, 4. Sometimes useful, but objectionable from risk of staining Arsenic. In epileptiform vertigo


Anesthetics, 4. Rarely called for

Belladonna. In petit mat, in nocturnal epilepsy and in anaemic subjects; perseverance in its use is required

Blisters. Over seat of aura.

Bromides of Potassium, Sodium, Lithium, and Iron. Most generally useful; dose should be large; in cases occurring in the day-time, in grand mal, reflex epilepsy, and cerebral hyperemia

Brominated Camphor, 4


Calabar Bean, 4. Doubtful value; may produce a succession of fits

Camphor, 4. Has been, but is not now, much used

Cannabis Indica, 2

Cautery, 3. Frequently and lightly repeated

Cerium Oxalate, 1

Chloral Hydrate, 2. Full dose at bed-time in nocturnal attacks

Chloroform. Inhalation in hystero-epilepsy

Cod-Liver Oil


Copper Salts, 2, 3,4. The ammonio-sulphate is sometimes useful

Electricity, 1

Hydrargyri Biniodidum, 1. In syphilitic history

Hydrobromic Acid



Iron, 2, 3. In uterine obstruction, in cerebral and general anaemia; alone, or the bromide along with the bromide of potassium

Lobelia, 4. Has been used as a nauseant to relieve the spasms

Misk, 3. Has been tried

Nitrite of Amyl, 2, 3, 4. Inhaled will cut short a fit; if there is appreciable time between aura and fit will prevent it, and cut short status epilepticus

Nitrite of Sodium, 3. In petit mal in gr. j. dose thrice daily

Nitro-glycerin, 2, 3. Like nitrite of amyl, but slightly longer in acting

Paraldehyde. Instead of bromides


Picrotoxin, 1, 2. Weak and anaemic type; or nocturnal attacks; must be persisted in

Potassium Iodide. With bromide; alone in syphilitic history


Rue. When seminal emissions also are present

Santonin, 4. Has been tried

Seton. In the back of the neck

Strychnine, 2. In idiopathic epilepsy and especially in pale anaemic subjects; not if there is any organic lesion

Sumbul, 1

Turpentine. If due to worms

Valerian, 3. Sometimes does good, especially if due to worms

Zinc Salts, 2, 3, 4. The oxide, or sulphate; epileptiform vertigo due to gastric disturbance is often relieved by the oxide


Aconite, 3. In small and frequent doses to-children, and in plethora

Alum, 2. Powder snuffed or blown up the nostrils

Arnica. In traumatic cases

Barium Chloride, 2. To lower arterial tension


Blister over Liver, 1

Cocaine, 3. Locally in haemorrhage from the nasal mucous membrane

Compression of Facial Artery, 3

Digitalis, 2, 3. The infusion is the best

Ergot, 2. 3, 4. Subcutaneously, or by stomach

Gallic Acid. Along with ergot and digitalis


Ice. Over nose and head

Ipecacuanha, 2, 3. Until it nauseates or produces actual vomiting

Iron, 2. As spray the subsulphate or per-chloride

Plugging anterior and posterior nares necessary, if epistaxis obstinate

Tannin, 2. Locally applied

Transfusion, 2. If death threatens from loss

Turpentine, 2. Internally in passive haemorrhage

Warm Bath, 3. To feet and hands, with or without mustard

Warm Water Bag. To spine


Aconite, 3. At commencement may cut it short; valuable when skin is hot and pungent and pulse firm; also in erysipelatous inflammation following vaccination

Ammonium Carbonate, 2, 3. When tendency to collapse, and in typhoid condition; internally and locally; more adapted to idiopathic, especially facial erysipelas than to traumatic with fever, digitalis or aconite

Belladonna, 2, 3, 4


Benzoic Acid, 4. The soda salt 3ij-3iij. in the twenty-four hours

Boric Acid, 4. Lotion in phlegmonous erysipelas .

Carbolic Acid, 2, 3. Lint soaked in 2 per cent, solution relieves pain; subcutaneously 3ss., alcohol 3ss., water 3ij.

Collodion, 3. Locally in superficial erysipelas, useless when cracked

Digitalis. Infusion locally

Hot Fomentations, 3

Iodine, 3, 4. Solution not too strong painted over

Iron. Large doses frequently, and local application

Potassium Permanganate, 3. Solution, locally and internally

Quinine, 2. In large doses

Resorcin, 2. Antipyretic and antiseptic

Rhus Toxicodendron