Cataplasm of plaster of Paris. Mix plaster of Paris with water to a proper consistence, and, whilst soft, apply it to the ulcer, where it will harden, and must be suffered to remain for two or three clays before it is removed: where want of vigour is apparent in an ulcerated part, it is considered as useful. The principle upon which it is employed has never been well explained, nor has experience yet confirmed its utility.
Calcis vivae flores. See Aqua Calcis, under Calx.
Calcis os. See Calcaneum.
See AErugo AEris.
The same as chal-coidea ossicu/a. See Cuneiforme os.
And Calcifragus, (from calculus, a stone, and frango, to break). The scolo-pendrium or the pimpernel is thus styled, but they have no lithontriptic power.
Afflicted with the stone.
Hot baths near 1 rara, in Italy, useful in difficulty of urine.
Quasi calidarium, (from caleo, to make hot). See Balneum.
For Calidus, is frequently used by Scri-bonius Largus; and calda, by many authors, for warm water.
(From calefacio, to make Such medicines as warm the habit. They belong to class of stimulants, and, from the effects they produce, are called calefacients. See Stimulantia.
See Calcinatio by calefaction.
(Indian.) A tall tree, which bears clusters of berries like grapes or currants. These berries contain a flat stone with a kernel in it. It grows in Malabar. Of the wood is made sheaths for knives and swords. The bark, made into an ointment with butter, cures convulsions from wounds, and heals ulcers. The juice of the bark cures the aphthae; and, taken inwardly, the dysentery. Raii Hist.
See Spina alba.
The French call it chevalier, from the length of its legs and swiftness of its motion. This bird is of the bigness of a pigeon; met with in meadows where there are pools and rivu-it is the scolopax of Latham, and all the species afford a nourishing food.
Or C Aliette, (from a nest, which it somewhat resembles). See Juniperinum lignum.
See Cassia lignea.
(From to adorn). The gills of a cock, a food neither to be praised nor condemned. Galen.
A kind of saltpetre. See Nitrum.
Nodes in the gout. Galen.
(From beautiful, and an eye lid). Medicines appropriated to the eve lids. ' Callicocca, Lin. Gen. Pi. Schreber, 316. order rubiaceae, Juss. See Ipecacuanha.