Carduus (Silybum) marianus is the remedy for varicose veins from pregnancy, or other cause. Add two drams of a strong fluid preparation to six ounces of simple elixir and give one teaspoonful four times a day.
Ammonium chloride as a local remedy in rhus poisoning excels all others in effectiveness. It is free from offensive odor and cleanly to use. One or two drams added to a pint of water. Apply freely.
The dry oxide of zinc in powder applied to a soft corn will so affect the tissues that the "corn" can be picked out from the flesh and be thus gotten rid of.
S. J. SMITH, M. D.
Ellingwood's Therapeutist, Vol. 2, 1908, was edited by Finley Ellingwood M.D.