It is useful also locally in rheumatic affections as a resolvent and anodyne, in acne, and as a parasiticide.
The parasiticide usually relied on is the officinal sulphur ointment of the United States pharmacopœia.
parasiticide par·a·sit·i·cide (pār'ə-sĭt'ĭ-sīd')
An agent or a preparation used to destroy parasites. adj.
Destructive to parasites.