In the severe forms of painful hemorrhoids, it is sometimes a good plan to paint the part with the liquor of the subsulphate of iron. When this is done once in two or three days, and equal parts of collinsonia and witch-hazel are given internally, some relief can always be promised, and in cases of more recent occurrence, a cure has been accomplished in many cases.

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Ellingwood's Therapeutist, Vol. 2, 1908, was edited by Finley Ellingwood M.D.