Take of lobelia seed, pulverized .......... 1 lb.

Cayenne ..................................... 4 oz.

valerian ...................................... 4 oz.

Holland gin ................................ 1 gal.

Infuse for ten days in a closely-stopped vessel, shaking it every day; then strain off for use.

This preparation is valuable in violent attacks of any form of disease, such as lockjaw. fits, hydrophobia, suspended animation, to expel poison of any kind from the system; as an external application, it is useful in sprains, bruises, rheumatic pains, etc.

Dose

A teaspoonful, repeated as often as the nature of the case requires, in some warming tea.