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  • Powdered, it has little effect upon the skin, but in ointment or used by fumigation it has local therapeutic properties.
  • To get at the female and the ova prolonged soaking in soap and water is necessary, the epiderm being rubbed away and the ointment then applied.
  • The British Pharmacopeia contains only one preparation, an ointment containing one part of acid to 49 of white paraffin ointment.
  • The official preparation is an ointment which contains one part of the alkaloid in fifty.
  • The best method of application is by rubbing in a small quantity of the aconitine ointment until numbness is felt, but the costliness of this preparation causes the use of the aconite liniment to be commonly resorted to.

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