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Cataplasma Sodae Chlorinata.—Chlorine Poultice.

Other tomes: Potter

SYNONYMS: Chlorine cataplasm, Chlorinated soda poultice.

Preparation.—Gradually mix 4 ounces of linseed-meal with 8 fluid ounces of boiling water, and add to the mixture, with constant stirring, 2 fluid ounces of solution of chlorinated soda (Labarraque's solution).

Action and Medical Uses.—This poultice is official in the British Pharmacopoeia, and may be employed where yeast poultice is indicated. It has a stimulant action on old sloughing ulcerations, and corrects the fetid emanations arising therefrom.


King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.



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