This is a mild, moderately cooling medicine, very suitable to promote perspiration during fever. It is easily made by dropping small pieces of Carbonate of Ammonium into good Vinegar, piece after piece, until it ceases to bubble with effervescence. (This proceeds from the Carbonic Acid gas passing off, being displaced by the Acetic Acid of the Vinegar.
Dose of this Solution, a Tablespoonful every two or three hours. It is preferred to other sweating medicines especially in typhoid and typhus fevers; low fevers, so-called. It does not act upon the bowels.