It has occurred to me that a short sketch of the value of a few remedies I have used with good results in certain cases, might be appropriate.
First, I will speak of spirits of turpentine. I have found it to be one of the best antihemorrhagics I have used. I regard it almost as a specific in hematuria. Within the last year I have had some ten cases of this trouble. I give small doses frequently repeated, say fifteen drops at intervals of three or four hours. As a matter of convenience I give on sugar in a teaspoon, instead of preparing an emulsion. Of course, in order to aid the action of the remedy I freely employ dry cupping over the kidneys. Usually in twenty-four to thirty-six hours the bleeding is arrested. In hemoptysis, either from the stomach or lungs, it is an admirable remedy, especially so when