Cold Extremities.

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In a recent brief article, the editor complained that the writer did not give treatment for cold hands and feet. The following is my treatment. I have found it not only sufficient to keep the extremities warm, but it produces a marked warmth of the skin throughout the body, from improved capillary circulation.

Dissolve half of a dram of thymol in four ounces of alcohol. This should be taken in from ten to twenty drop doses, in about half a glass of water three or four times a day. I trust that others will receive the same satisfactory results I have obtained.


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