CureZone   Log On   Join
turpentine for lung treatment. tuapeka times, volume xxiii, issue 1732, 4 october 1890
 
CLEW Views: 1,365
Published: 3 years ago
 

turpentine for lung treatment. tuapeka times, volume xxiii, issue 1732, 4 october 1890


Methods here even helped children!

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/TT18901004.2.34

TURPENTINE FOR LUNG TREATMENT.

A writer in the " Medical and Surgical Journal" says: "I have been using pure oil of Turpentine in affections of the throat for some time, and find better and more satisfactory results than from any other remedy I ever tried. I used the ordinary hand atomiser, and threw a spray, of the liquid into the throat every few minutes, or at long intervals, according to the gravity of the ease. The bulb of the instrument should be compressed as the act of inspiration commences, so as to ensure application of the remedy to the whole surface, which can be done in cases of children very successfully. It is surprising how a diphtheritic membrane will melt away under an almost constant spay of pure oil of turpentine. I now use the Turpentine spray whenever a child complains of sore throat of any kind. In cases of tuberculosis of the lungs, bronchitis, and the later stages of pneumonia, I have found the Turpentine inhalation very benpfleial. I use an atomiser, or paper funnel, from whioh the turpentine may be inhaled at will. I hang around the bed and in the room flanuel cloths saturated in oil of turpentine in all cases of catarrhal bronchitis -in fact, in all affections of the air-passages, and my patients invariably express themselves as being much relieved."
 

 
Printer-friendly version of this page Email this message to a friend

This Forum message belongs to a larger discussion thread. See the complete thread below. You can reply to this message!


 

Donate to CureZone


CureZone Newsletter is distributed in partnership with https://www.netatlantic.com


Contact Us - Advertise - Stats

Copyright 1999 - 2021  curezone.org

0.438 sec, (1)