This form of disease is characterized by yellowness of the skin, drowsiness, pain in the right side, clay-colored stools, etc. It is occasioned by an obstruction of the bile in its passage through the biliary ducts into the duodenum; it is absorbed, going into the circulation, rendering the blood impure, and deranging the operations of all the organs.


The spiced bitters, composition, and pills No. 2, taken according to the directions under the head of each, will almost invariably cure jaundice. If they should fail, two or three courses of medicine should be taken in connection with the above-named articles.