Anodyne

 Anodynes

Anodynes are medicines which relieve pain, and they are divided into three kinds, sedatives, hypnotics, and narcotics  (see these terms); camphor is anodyne as well as narcotic. 


 Anodyne and Discutient

Take two drachms of scraped white soap, half a drachm of extract of henbane, and dissolve them by a gentle heat in six ounces of olive oil. 

Use  for glandular enlargements which are painful and stubborn, about half an ounce to be well rubbed into the part twice a day.