Anaesthetics. To allay spasm

Belladonna, 1. Extract in large doses

Cannabis Indica

Chloral, 4. In T. neonatorum, one grain dose by mouth or two by rectum when spasms prevent swallowing

Conium. The Succus is the most reliable preparation






Anaesthetics. To detect the presence of phantom tumours; also to relax abdominal walls to permit deep palpation of abdomen


Acids, 1. After meals

Alkalies, 1. Before meals with a simple bitter


Asafcetida, 4. As an enema

Aspiration, 1. To relieve an over-distended gut Bismuth, 1 Capsicum Carbolic Acid, 1. Or creasote in tympanites due to fermentation Chamomile, 1. Enema Chloral, 1. As an antiseptic to fermentation in the intestinal canal

Cocculus Indicus Colchicum

Cubebs, 1. Powdered in T. after strangulated hernia

Galvanism, 1. In old cases, especially of lax fibre


Glycerine. Associated with acidity


Ice Poultice, 1. Prepared by mixing linseed meal and small pieces of ice; in tympanites of typhoid fever


Nux Vomica

Ol. Terebinthinae, 1. Very efficient as enema, not for external application

Plumbi Acetas. When due to want of tone of intestinal muscular walls

Rue, 1. Very effectual

Sumbul, 1

Vegetable Charcoal, 1. In gruel, in flatulent distension of the colon associated with catarrh; dry, in flatulent distension of the stomach




Ice Bag, 2, 3. Or poultice over the caecum

Leeches, 2. At once as soon as tenderness iscomplained of, unless subject is too feeble Magnesium Sulphate, 2. Only when disease is due to impaction of caecum Metallic Mercury

Opium, 2. Better as morphine subcutaneously Veratrum Viride

Typhoid Fever, vide Fevers.

Aconite, 1, 2, 3. To reduce the pyrexia

Alcohol, 2, 4. Valuable, especially in the later stages

Alum, 3. To check the diarrhoea

Antipyrin, 4. To lower the temperature

Argenti Nitras, 1, 2. To check diarrhoea; in obstinate cases along with opium; should not be given until the abdominal pain and diarrhoea have begun

Arnica, 2. Antipyretic

Arsenic, 1, 2. Liquor arsenicalis with opium to restrain the diarrhoea

Baths, 1, 2, 3. Agreeable to patient, and reduce hyperpyrexia

Belladonna, 1. During the pyrexial stage it lowers the temperature, cleans the tongue, and steadies the pulse; afterwards it brings on irritability of heart

Bismuth, 2. To check diarrhoea

Calomel, 2. Gr. x. first day, and eight each day after, the German specific treatment. 3. In small continuous doses without producing stomatitis

Calx Saccharata, 1. With milk when the tongue is black and parched

Carbolate of Iodine, 2. One drop of tincture of iodine and of liquefied carbolic acid, out of infusion of digitalis, every two or three hours Carbolic Acid, 1, 2. Cuts short the attack

Carbonate of Ammonium, 3

Charcoal, 1. To prevent fetor of stools, accumulation of fetid gas, and to disinfect stools after passage

Conchinin, 1. Synonym, Quinidine; equal to quinine

Creasote, 1. Like carbolic acid

Digitalis, 1, 3. To lower temperature and pulse-rate; death during its use has been known to occur suddenly

Ergot, 1, 3. For intestinal haemorrhage

Eucalyptus, 1. Thought to shorten disease

Ferri Perchloridi, Tinctura

Hydrochloric Acid, 1, 2. To diminish fever and diarrhoea


Iodine, 1, 2. Specific German treatment; use either liquor or tincture

Lead Acetate, 3. To check diarrhoea

Mercury, 3. The perchloride, mx. of the liquor every two or three hours

Opium, 3. To check delirium and wakefulness at night, and to relieve the diarrhoea

Phosphoric Acid. Cooling drink

Potassium Iodide, 1. Alone or with iodine

Quinine, 1, 2, 3, 4. In large doses to reduce the temperature

Resorcin, 2. Antipyretic

Salicylic Acid, 1, 2, 3, 4. Some hold that it is good in the typhoid of children, many that it does great harm

Sodium Benzoate, 2. Antipyretic

Sulpho-carbolates. Proposed as internal antiseptics

Tartar Emetic. In pulmonary congestion

Turpentine, 1, 2, 3, 4. In the bad symptoms at the end of the second week, mx. every two hours, and every three hours in the night; specific if the diarrhoea continue during convalescence

Typhus Fever.


Alcohol, 4. Where failure of the vital powers threatens Antimony, 3. Combined with opium, in pulmonary congestion, wakefulness, and delirium Arnica, 2. Antipyretic Baths, 1, 2, 3, 4. To reduce temperature; instead of baths, cold compresses, etc, may be used Be.lladonna, 3, 4. Cleans the tongue, steadies and improves the pulse; too long usage makes the heart irritable Calx Saccharata. With milk in the black and coated tongue Camphor Chloral, 3, 4. In wild delirium in the earlier stages of the fever, but not in the later Chlorine Water, 4. Not much used now Cod-Liver Oil


Cuca, 1. Tentative

Diet. Nutritious

Drutalis, 1, 4. To increase the tension of the pulse and prevent delirium; if a sudden fall of pulse and temperature should occur during its administration it must be withheld

Expectant Treatment




Phosphoric Acid. Agreeable drink

Potassium Chlorate. In moderate doses

Potassium Nitrate. Mild diuretic and diaphoretic

Quinine. In full doses to pull down temperature

Salicylic Acid, 4. Antipyretic

Strychnine, 1. Where the circulatory system is deeply involved

Turpentine, 1. In the stupor

Yeast, 1, Accelerates the course of the disease


Acids, 3. In acid eructations, given immediately after food

Alcohol, 2. Iced champagne, in sea-sickness, etc. Hot brandy is also useful