from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sciatica.
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Amazing how one's schedule clears up when one gets out of bed exhausted with some funky-home-reno-related hip-pain and proceeds to zig when she should zag causing blazing hip pain and then loss of consciousness.
All the parts of this tree are abstersive, and therefore sovereign for the consolidating wounds; and asswage the pains of the gout: But the bark decocted in common water, to almost the consistence of a syrup, adding a third part of _aqua vitæ_, is a most admirable remedy for the _ischiadicæ_ or hip-pain, the place being well rubb’d and chaf’d by the fire.