Unguentum Capsici. Br. Capsicum Ointment.
Pommade de Piment das Jardins, Fr.; Spanisch-Pfeffersalbe, G.
"Capsicum Fruit, bruised, 25 grammes; Hard Paraffin, 10 grammes; Soft Paraffin, 75 grammes; Prepared Lard, 10 grammes. Digest on a water-bath for one hour, stirring occasionally; strain; stir until cold. In India, Prepared Suet (Sevum Praeparatum) should be employed instead of Prepared Lard in making this Ointment." Br.
This is an active counter-irritant which may be used in the place of liquid liniments in sprains, bruises, rheumatism, and other inflammations.