Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

Cantharides

Cantharis, Cantharadin, Cantharid. Powdered "Spanish Flies", the shells of the beetle Lytta (formerly Cantharis) vesicatoria. Used externally as an ingredient in plasters to create blistering, but poisonous as an internal medicine, except in very small doses.

Category: Ingredients
Sub category: Animal

14 documents found with this item tagged. See below for the various ways that this item has been used in the the documents.



[DOC ID:1615] tinctur. Canthared. on page (2)
[ID:1615] From: Dr Robert Menzies (of Dura ) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Symson (of Brunton) (Patient) / 24 January 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:4210] Cantharides on page (1)
[ID:4210] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Walter Riddell / Regarding: Earl James Boyd Hay (15th Earl of Erroll, Lord Erroll, Lord Errol) (Patient), Mrs (Patient) / 2 February 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4152] the Cantharides on page (1)
[ID:4152] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr B M Adamson / Regarding: Captain John Grey (Gray) (Patient) / 25 September 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4152] common tincture on page (1)
[ID:4152] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr B M Adamson / Regarding: Captain John Grey (Gray) (Patient) / 25 September 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2504] cantharides on page (1)
[ID:2504] From: Dr Colin Robertsone (Robertson) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Reverend Archibald Stevenson (of St Madoes) (Patient) / 2 September 1784 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2504] cantha¬ rides on page (1)
[ID:2504] From: Dr Colin Robertsone (Robertson) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Reverend Archibald Stevenson (of St Madoes) (Patient) / 2 September 1784 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2431] the Tincture of Catharides on page (2)
[ID:2431] Case Note / Regarding: Mr (A.B.) (Patient) / 1784? / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2401] cantharides on page (2)
[ID:2401] From: Dr John Campbell (of Wellwood) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Lady Mary Lindsay (Lindsay Crawford; later, of Crawford Priory and Kilbirnie.) (Patient) / 30 January 1784 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2026] Cantharides on page (3)
[ID:2026] From: Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Hugh Lawson (of Girthead) (Patient) / 13 July 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1985] Tincture Cantha¬ radum on page (2)
[ID:1985] From: Dr Robert Menzies (of Dura ) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Bruce (of Kinloch) (Patient) / 8 March 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1985] Tincture Cantharad. on page (2)
[ID:1985] From: Dr Robert Menzies (of Dura ) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Bruce (of Kinloch) (Patient) / 8 March 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:914] Cantharid on page (2)
[ID:914] From: Dr R. W. Stack / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomas Stapleton (of Carlton) (Patient) / 26 September 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:914] Canthradin on page (2)
[ID:914] From: Dr R. W. Stack / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomas Stapleton (of Carlton) (Patient) / 26 September 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:914] Tinct. Cantharid on page (2)
[ID:914] From: Dr R. W. Stack / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomas Stapleton (of Carlton) (Patient) / 26 September 1774 / (Incoming)