Vichy-Water, is obtained from the tepid mineral springs, that rise in the vicinity of Vichy, in France. On account of its chalybeate and alkaline ingredients, it is taken internally ; being reputed to be of great service in bilious colics, diarrhoeas, and in disorders of the stomach, especially such as arise from a relaxed or debilitated state of that organ.

These waters are likewise very useful, when employed as a tepid bath, particularly in rheumatism, sciatica, gout, etc. : by combining the internal use with the external application, they have often effected a cure, where other remedies had failed to afford any relief.