Categories: Medical Uses of Some Common Household Articles
Uses. It is a valuable counter-irritant in
peritonitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, lumbago, pleurodynia, etc. Turpentine
stupes are frequently used in abdominal inflammation, for flatulence and
for bloating in typhoid fever. It is a valuable constituent of a great
many liniments. Used in excess it produces bloody urine, painful urination
and inflammation of the kidneys. The free use of barley water, hot bath
and purgative relieve its bad effects.