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  • From the Gr. or is the Lat. stibium; while the Low Latin "antimonium" and the Span.

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  • Preparations of antimony, as emetic tartar, antimonium tartarizatum, wine of antimony.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • It is probable, that when mild emetics are given, as ipecacuanha, or antimonium tartarizatum, or infusion of chamomile, they are rejected by an inverted motion of the stomach and oesophagus in consequence of disagreeable sensation, as dust is excluded from the eye; and these actions having by previous habit been found effectual, and that hence there is no exhaustion of the sensorial power of irritation.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • In inflammatory fevers with great arterial action, as the stomach is not always affected with torpor, and as there is a direct sympathy between the stomach and heart, some people have believed, that nauseating doses of some emetic drug, as of antimonium tartarizatum, have been administered with advantage, abating by direct sympathy the actions of the heart.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • Such appears to be the operation of ipecacuanha, or of antimonium tartarizatum, in small doses.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • William Johnson in his 1657 Lexicon Chymicum glosses the word as antimonium sive stibium.

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  • (antimonium scholars now think it to be) -- survived, and the inscriptions on them have been read and translated.

    Chaldea From the Earliest Times to the Rise of Assyria

  • Ipecacuanha is the most certain in its effect from five grains to thirty; white vitriol is the most expeditious in its effect, from twenty grains to thirty dissolved in warm water; but emetic tartar, antimonium tartarizatum, from one grain to four to sane people, and from thence to twenty to insane patients, will answer most of the useful purposes of emetics; but nothing equals the digitalis purpurea for the purpose of absorbing water from the cellular membrane in the anasarca pulmonum, or hydrops pectoris.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

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