Tannate of Lead. Is obtained by adding Tannic Acid to a solution of the Acetate of Lead. The precipitate is collected on a filter and dried.

2154. Therapeutic Uses

For Bed Sores, both as a curative and preventive agent, it has been highly praised by several French and German writers. The strength advised by Dr. Dunglison|| is 3ij. of the Tannate to j. of Cerate.

2155. To indolent Ulcers, and as an external application to

* Edin. Med. Surg. Journ., April 1, 1843.

Archiv. Gen. de Med, vol. i. p. 483.

Clin. Lect., vol. ii. p. 246. § Lectures on Surgery, Med. Times, Jan. 1, 1848. || Med. Dict., art. Tannin.

White Swelling, it has also been advised. It is rarely used in British practice.