From the web of the common house spider, prepare a tincture by macerating ℥ij. in Alcohol 98° Oj. for ten days. Dose, gtt. j. to gtts. x.
It is claimed to be a very certain remedy in the cure of intermittents. I give a formula for its preparation, that it maybe tested. The tincture of the Aranea Diadema is employed in Germany by some Homoeopaths, and cases reported in which the cure was speedy and permanent.
Specific Medication and Specific Medicines, 1870, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.