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Chilblains and the Care.

In the early or erythematous (redness of the skin} stage of chilblains stimulate the circulation by friction with a liniment. One composed of camphor, capsicum, Cannabis indica, and oil of cajuput is efficient. "An application, of iodine gives relief to many patients. Belladonna ie another serviceable remedy, as well as equal parts of turpentine and- olive oil with a little ether or chloroform added. Arnica should not be used. /Sbojujd. blebg appear^ ihey febould

be snipped off, and an. application' of lead or zinc ointment be made. A 20 ncr cent, iohthyol lanolin ointment as a dressing is a favourite with many.

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Otago Witness, Otago Witness, Issue 2828, 27 May 1908

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Chilblains and the Care. Otago Witness, Issue 2828, 27 May 1908

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