Reports and Analyses and Descriptions of New Inventions in Medicine, Surgery, Dietetics, and the Allied Sciences

1880 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
480 THE BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL. [Sept. I8, i88o. also shown by Messrs. Southall, may be mentioned liquor emetinae, of the same dose as ipecacuanha wine, but said to be of a constant strength and not liable to deposit; liquor epispasticus fortior, a strong blistering fluid, stronger than the B.P. article; casca bark, dita bark, duboisin, homatropin and hydropin-the latter being the new Russian remedy for dropsy, and prepared from the cockroach (Blatta orientalis). There was also to be seen,
more » ... lso to be seen, among Messrs. Southall's exhibits, the "aquarium" sea-salt, alleged to possess all the constituents of real sea-water, and intended for salt-waterbaths, but applicable alsofor aquarium purposes, and practically identical with that used by the exhibitors in preparing large quantities of artificial sea-water for the public aquarium at Aston, near Birmingham, and in other places. A set of food-specimens, intended
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