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Categories: Medical Uses of Some Common Household Articles

This is an important constituent in certain native mineral
waters. On the bowels it acts as a mild laxative. It is very good in

certain skin diseases and for itch in the form of an ointment it is often

used. It is useful in chronic acne, and for lice, itch, barber's itch,

etc. It is frequently used as a disinfectant after infectious diseases.

Burning sulphur in a room destroys bed-bugs, chicken lice, etc.