Herpes circinnatus (ringworm of the surface) is usually treated, and with fair success, by Sepia, but that when the proving of Tellurium produced so similar an eruption to Tinea, Dr. Hughes started prescribing it instead of Sepia.
Nothing is easier to cure than a patch of ringworm situated on the body, but it is a very different matter when it exists on the hairy scalp. Then the treatment is, as a rule, most disappointing.
The role played by the fungi in this world of ours almost baffles any adequate conception; to them we owe beer, wine, vinegar, our very bread (in the form we use it), and- ringworm.
Ringworm is curable by its pathologic simillimum, here termed Bacillinum, in high potency, internally and infrequently administered.