sore bathed with Goulard's Extract, sufficiently diluted, in the proportion of a teaspoonful to a pint of water. Olive-oil is also a useful external application.
Burns and Scalds.
Bladders arising from burns and scalds must never be cut or opened. In all accidents of this nature it is necessary to employ an immediate remedy, such as immersing in cold water, or surround the parts with fine cotton, and apply a bandage over the whole. Spirits of turpentine is also a useful remedy, cne sore to be kept constantly wet by soaking lint or rag in it and applying to the part ; this is an effectual remedy. Or take equal parts of lime-water, linseed, olive, or castor oil, and mix together ; smear this over the burn or scald, applying the same frequently.
While the tumour is in a hard state, apply a warm poultice twice a day, made of the pounded leaves of the prickly pear, until it breaks, and the head of the worm protrudes so far as to be laid hold of with ease, either by a piece of cotton rolled up like a quill, or by a thin bit of bamboo with a slit in it, so as to hold the end fast ; this, as it advances, is to be daily twisted gently round until the whole is extracted, which will be greatly facilitated by pouring cold water above the part, whilst the worm is being twisted. No force is to be used when the worm can be drawn ; do not apply the poultice again until the next attempt at removal is made.
Cholera Mixture with Opium.
Solution of ammonia ... g J drachms'
Essence of peppermint ... 5 a
Tincture of opium ... 19 ,,
Brandy 19 ounces, and ... 16J a
N.B.aOf this mixture, 1 ounce contains 20 minims of the solution of ammonia, and 25 minims contain minims of the solution.N.B.a Of this mixture, 1 ounce contains 20 minims of the solution of ammonia, and 25 minims contain minims of the solution.