Linimentum Oleorum.—Liniment of Oils.
SYNONYM: Linimentum olei.
Preparation.—Take of oils of cedar, cajeput, cloves, and sassafras, of each, 1 fluid ounce. Mix.
Action and Medical Uses.—This forms an efficient application to rheumatic and other painful affections; it should also be rubbed on affected part, 3 or 4 times daily.
Related Preparation.—LINIMENTUM OLEI COMPOSITUM, Compound liniment of oils, Concentrated liniment. Take of oils of origanum, hemlock, cajeput, and camphor, each, 4 ounces, by weight; capsicum, 2 ounces. Mix the oils and dissolve the camphor in the mixture; then add the capsicum and let it macerate for 14 days, frequently agitating. Then filter. This is a powerful counter-irritant, and may be employed with advantage in indolent tumors, indurated mammae, rheumatic and other pains, and to the spine, in epilepsy, nervous debility, etc. (J. King).