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Detection Of Blood-stains Etc

Cantharides

Idiocy Imbecility Cretinism

Tetrachlorethane Etc

Medical Evidence

The Mineral Acids

Conium And Calabar Bean

Mercury And Its Preparations

Chlorate Of Potassium Etc

Evidence Of Poisoning


Camphor





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
voluntary power.





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