Cullen

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

 

Diachylon

'Originally...ointment composed of vegetable juices; now a common name for lead-plaster, emplastrum plumbi, an adhesive plaster made by boiling together litharge (lead oxide), olive oil, and water…' (OED).

Category: Ingredients
Sub category: Compound

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



[DOC ID:1586] Diach¬ ryDiachylon on page (2)
[ID:1586] From: Dr David Goodsir / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Margaret Thomson (Paterson) (Thompson; of Charleton) (Patient), Mr William Henderson (Patient) / 16 November 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1510] Diachylon Plaister on page (1)
[ID:1510] From: Mr Andrew Liddell (Liddle) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Sinclair (of Harpsdale) (Patient) / 22 May 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:4050] Diachylon on page (1)
[ID:4050] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Captain Patrick Sinclair (of Lybster) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Sinclair (of Harpsdale) (Patient) / 4 May 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1692] common ointment on page (2)
[ID:1692] Case Note / Regarding: Mr John Napier (of Balikinrain) (Patient) / 20 June 1779 / (Incoming)