Articles from Aids To Forensic Medicine And Toxicology
Death By Drowning
Mercury And Its Preparations
Treatment Of Poisoning
The Mineral Acids
Death From Cold Or Heat
Conium And Calabar Bean
Modes Of Sudden Death
The liniment, oil, and spirit have been poisonous in large dose.
Symptoms.--Odour of breath, languor, giddiness, faintness, dimness of
vision, difficulty of breathing, delirium, convulsions, with hot skin,
flushed face, and dilated pupils.
Fatal Dose.--Thirty grains.
=Cocculus Indicus.=--The fruit of Anamirta cocculus. Contains a
poisonous active principle, picrotoxin; used to adulterate beer, and by
poachers to stupefy fish.
Symptoms.--Convulsions, followed by stupor and complete loss of
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