Relieves pain and irritation of neuralgia, rheumatism, colic, eczema and pruritus. Reduces the inflammation of hay- fever, boils, bites of insects, etc.
Spiritus menthae piperitae, 2-15 m.
Oleum menthae piperitae, 1-3 m.
Menthol, 1/2 gr., in pill or il.
Neuralgia. (Wet bit of cotton with the oil and apply and cover with gutta percha tissue).
Muscular rheumatism. (Paint the part with the oil).
Irritating, painful eczema. (Two to ten grains of menthol to an ounce of water or of ointment).
Pruritus. (As for eczema).
Earache. (Menthol twenty grains oil two drams. Apply on cotton).
Colic. (Spirits of peppermint).
Hay-fever. (Ten to twenty per cent. Solution in the nostrils).
Coryza. (As for hay-fever).