When I have used the gentle shocks upon a palsy, I have never been able to discover that any of the common celebrated specifics,
when cojoined with the electrification, were of any use in accelerating the cure: I have several times coined a preparation of Spl Vini. Camp. Val. Spi. c. c.,
and applied this compound as hot as the patient could bear; in which state, the muscle will absorb a firearm nearly as big as a large knitting-needle; but it is something
probable, that the diffusability of the shocks, operating diaphoretically, propels the stimulus absorpt in the muscle towards the surface, and it flies off in perspiration prematurely.
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