An antidote to snake-poison. Its
use also renders the body immune to the influence of the snake venom, and thus
as a prophylactic. (INDIGO.)
Compare: THE EUPHORBIAS. EUPHORBIA
PROSTATA - (Used by Indians as an infallible remedy against bites of poisonous
insects and snakes, especially the rattle-snake). PLUMERIA CELINUS Tincture
internally and locally every 15 minutes for snake poisoning (Dr. Correa).
CEDRON. MICANIA GUACHO, a Brazilian snake cure. SELAGINELLA - (Macerate in milk,
locally and internally for bites of snakes and spiders.) IODIUM, tincture for
rattle snake bites externally and one drop doses every 10 minutes. GYMNEMA
SYLVESTRE (will abolish the taste of bitter things; SENSE OF TASTE ALTERED;
powdered root for snake-bite); SISYRINCHIUM - Blue-eyed grass - Ten to fifteen
drop doses of tincture (rattlesnake bites).