Dr. Taylor says that aloes and colocynth are the basis of Morrisons pills, which in many instances have induced fatal purging.
Some colocynth is gathered here and there, and dried in the hollows of the rocks.
Mixed with equal parts of colocynth it is applied to carbuncles.
Those to be preferred are aloes, colocynth,50 and podophyllin.
Wormwood and centaury, beaten up with aloes and colocynth, and applied over the belly.
She then ate one-half a colocynth, which made her terribly sick, causing a bloody diarrhea.
colocynth and Elaterium have also been proved to act specifically.
Morrison's pills contain aloes and colocynth; aloes is also the chief ingredient in Holloway's pills.
From acetic extract of colchicum, 1⁄2 dr.; Dovers powder and compound extract of colocynth, of each 18 gr.
Aloes are, perhaps, the best, combined with colocynth; the dose will vary with the size of the animal.