Arnica Salve Ointment

Solid extract of arnica 2 parts

Rosin ointment...... 16 parts

Petrolatum.......... 4 parts

Sultanas............ 16 parts

Fine cut tobacco..... 1 part

Boil the raisins and the tobacco in 40 ounces of water until exhausted, express the liquid, and evaporate down to 8 ounces. Soften the arnica extract in a little hot water and mix in the liquid. Melt the rosin ointment and petrolatum together, and add the liquid to the melted mass and incorporate thoroughly.

Barbers' Itch Ointment

Ichthyol. ... ....... 30 grains

Salicylic acid........ 12 grains

Mercury oleate (10 per cent).......... 3 drachms

Lanolin............. 1 ounce

Mix. To be kept constantly applied to the affected parts.

Brown Ointment

Rosin............   1 ounce

Lead plaster......   4 ounces

Soap cerate.......   8 ounces

Yellow beeswax....   1 ounce

Olive oil..........   7.5 fluidounces

Chilblains Ointment

The following are for unbroken chilblains:

I

Sulphurous acid. ... 3 parts

Glycerine......... . 1 part

Water............. 1 part

II

Balsam Peru....... 1 part

Alcohol........... 24 parts

Hydrochloric acid.. . 1 part Tincture benzoin

compound....... 8 parts

Dissolve the balsam in the alcohol, and add the acid and tincture. Apply morning and evening.

Domestic Ointments

I

Vaseline.........      80 parts

Diachylon ointment ..........      30 parts

Carbolic acid.....         4 parts

Camphor........        5 parts

II

Butter, fresh (un-

salted)........     750 parts

Wax, yellow......     125 parts

Rosin, white.....     100 parts

Nutmeg oil......       15 parts

Peru balsam.....         1 part

III

Lead plaster, simple. ..........6,090 parts

Vaseline, yellow.. 1,000 parts

Camphor........ 65 parts

Carbolic acid..... 50 parts

Mix.

Green Salve

White pine turpentine 8 ounces

Lard, fresh.......... 8 ounces

Honey............. 4 ounces

Beeswax, yellow..... 4 ounces

Melt, stir well, and add

Verdigris, powdered.. 4 drachms Apply locally.

This cannot be surpassed when used for deep wounds, as it prevents the formation of proud flesh and keeps up a healthy discharge.