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.