The first menstruum is commonly employed for croton oil on the Continent; the second, for that of ergot of rye.
He examined Germinie, and ordered the application of croton oil.
And the tranquillising influences employed were morphia, croton oil, or a blister.
croton oil throws out, in spreading, a fine spray in advance of the more closely cohering portion, which follows quickly.
Applied to the skin, croton oil acts as a powerful irritant, inducing so much inflammation that definite pustules are formed.
Such effects may all be produced, even up to the discharge of blood, by the absorption of croton oil from the skin.
If this cannot be taken, a few drops of croton oil will seldom fail to produce the necessary effect.
When in Fez some years ago, a dog I had with me needed dosing, so I got three drops of croton oil on sugar made ready for him.
The maximum dose of croton oil is two minims, one-fourth of that quantity being usually ample.
Beatty suggested that it would be well for us to dose the men at Homestead with croton oil.