Valerianate of Bismuth. Formed by mixing a neutral solution of the Nitrate of Bismuth with Valerianate of Soda, washing the precipitate with water, and drying with a gentle heat. It forms a white powder, soluble in water.

Med. Prop. and Action. Sedative, astringent, and anti-spasmodic. It has been recommended by Righini in Gastroayniu, Chronic Gastralgia. and especially in Neuralgia and Nerrous Palpitations (Dunglison ), In the Gastrpdynia of Hysterical Women, I have in several instances found benefit from its use, especially when combined with Belladonna.

Dose, gr. 1/2 - gr. ij., thrice daily, in the form of powder or pill.

Borax. See SodAe Biboras.

* Pull, de Therap., Feb. 15, 1857. Bull de l'Acad. Imp. de We'd., Nov. 2P, 1859.

New Remedies, p. 707.