Unguentum Fuliginis.—Ointment of Wood-Soot.

Preparation.—Take of wood-soot, in very fine powder, ½ ounce; lard, 2 ounces Triturate them together (Soubeiran).

Action and Medical Uses.—Applied on cotton batting, this ointment is very useful in burns and erysipelatous inflammations; and is also beneficial in tinea capitis and several cutaneous diseases.

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