This section is from the "Henley's Twentieth Century Formulas Recipes Processes" encyclopedia, by Norman W. Henley and others.
TOOTHACHE GUMS: See also Pain Killers.
Paraffine......... 94 grains
Burgundy pitch. . .800 grains
Oil of cloves...... 0.5 fluidrachm
Creosote......... 0.5 fluidrachm
Melt the first two ingredients, and, when nearly cool, add the rest, stirring well. May be made into small pills or turned out in form of small cones or cylinders.
Melt white wax or spermaceti, 2 parts, and when melted add carbolic-acid crystals, 1 part, and chloral-hydrate crystals, 2 parts; stir well until dissolved. While still liquid, immerse thin layers of carbolized absorbent cotton wool and allow them to dry. When required for use a small piece may be snipped off and slightly warmed, when it can be inserted into the hollow tooth, where it will solidify.
Camphor........ 4 drachms
Chloral hydrate.. 4 drachms
Oil of cloves..... 2 drachms
Oil of cajeput.... 2 drachms
Chloroform...... 12 drachms
Tincture of capsicum.......... 24 drachms
TOOTH CEMENTS: See Cements..
TOOTH PASTES, POWDERS, SOAPS, AND WASHES: See Dentifrices.