Lithium is obtained from several minerals, and traces of it are found in certain mineral waters. Lithium salts have strong alkaline properties, and act on the human organism as do the other members of the group. It is stated that lithium salts alka-linize the urine more decidedly even than salts of potassium.

Preparations

Lithii Carbonas. Lithium Carbonate. Average dose, gr. viii.-0.5 Gm.

Lithii Citras. Lithium Citrate. Average dose, gr. viii.-0.5 Gm.

Lithii Bromine. Lithium Bromide. Average dose, gr. xv.-I Gm.