\kɑːbˈə͡ʊniz sˈʌlfjʊɹˌɛtəm], \kɑːbˈəʊniz sˈʌlfjʊɹˌɛtəm], \k_ɑː_b_ˈəʊ_n_i_z s_ˈʌ_l_f_j_ʊ_ɹ_ˌɛ_t_ə_m]\
Definitions of CARBONIS SULPHURETTUM
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This transparent, colour-less fluid, which has a very penetrating, disagreeable odour, and a taste which is cooling at first, but afterwards acrid and somewhat aromatic, is a diffusible excitant. It is diaphoretic, diuretic, and has been said to have proved emmenagogue. It is also used in nervous diseases as an antispasmodic. Dose, one drop to four, repeated frequently. It is used externally, where a cooling influence has to be rapidly exerted, and has been inhaled as an anaesthetic.
By Robley Dunglison
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