This agent is an antipyretic and antiseptic. It has been extensively employed in acute articular rheumatism with serious effusions, which is aggravated by motion and touch. It is reported to be useful in rheumatic pharyngitis, lumbago and tonsillitis. It is of service in dyspepsia and putrid fermentation, when there is an excessive acidity of the stomach with a tendency to vomit. Found to be useful in the management of ulceration and cancerous condition of the stomach and lungs, when there was persistent foul breath and offensive expectoration. Itching vesicles and pustules; better by scratching.
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