Preparation.—Take of wood-soot, in very fine powder, 1/2 ounce; lard, 2 ounces Triturate them together (Soubeiran).
Action and Medical Uses.—Applied on cotton batting, this ointment is very useful in burns and erysipelatous inflammations; and is also beneficial in tinea capitis and several cutaneous diseases.
King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.