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  • Its combined action on the bowel and the uterus is of especial value in chlorosis, of which amenorrhoea is an almost constant symptom.
  • It acts in about five hours, affecting the entire length of the bowel, but not increasing the flow of bile except in very large doses.
  • It often relieves hunger, by arresting the secretion of gastric j uice and the movements of the stomach and bowel,'* and it frequently upsets digestion from the same cause.
  • The stronger the solution administered, the greater is the quantity of water that passes into the bowel, a fact to be borne in mind when the salt is administered for the purpose of draining superfluous fluid from the system, as in dropsy.
  • Intermittent and remittent fevers are very prevalent; bowel complaints are common, and often fatal in the autumn.
 

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