from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as plaster, 1.
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The emplastrum de minio made to cover the whole of a swelled leg in this manner, whether the swelling is hard, which is usually termed scorbutic; or more easily compressible, as in anasarca, reduces the limb in two or three days to its natural size; for this purpose
Warm bath, cold bath, bandage of emplastrum de minio put on tight, so as to compress the part.
X. Bandage spread with emplastrum e minio, or with carpenter's glue mixed with one twentieth part of honey.
A bandage spread with emplastrum de minio put tight on the affected part.
Cover the limb with oiled silk, or with a plaster-bandage of emplastrum de minio.
But nothing so much contributes to increase the absorption in a wound as covering the whole limb above the sore with a bandage, which should be spread with some plaster, as with emplastrum de minio, to prevent it from slipping.