Ichthyol


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ichthyol

 

an anti-inflammatory, locally analgesic, and, to some extent, antiseptic agent; an ammonium salt of the sulfonic acids of shale oil.

Ichthyol is applied externally for skin conditions (burns, erysipelas, eczema); for neuralgia and arthritides, in the form ofointments or aqueous-alcoholic lotions; and for diseases of thepelvic organs (metritis, parametritis, salpingitis, prostatitis), inthe form of suppositories. Ichthyol ointment, ichthyol-naphtha-lane ointment, ichthyol-naphthalane paste, and ichthyol sup-positories are manufactured.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Ceir ichthyol yn naturiol mewn shal olew sydd a llawer o sylffwr ynddo.
2005, "Effect of fermentation on apparent total and nutrient digestibility of linseed, Linum usitatissimum, meal in rohu, Labeo rohita, fingerlings", Acta Ichthyol. Piscat., 35(2), 73-78.