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sulphur

See sulfur.

sulphur

An element (atomic number 16, atomic weight 32.06), which is an essential constituent of proteins and biologic compounds.

Homeopathy
Sulphur (capitalised). A major homeopathic remedy prepared from mineral sulphur, which is used primarily for skin conditions—candidiasis, diaper rash, dandruff and eczema—but also for anal fissures, asthma, bursitis, cough with chest pain, depression, fever, headaches, haemorrhoids, indigestion, milk intolerance, low back pain, menstrual dysfunction, migraines, ocular inflammation and burning vaginal discharge.

sulphur

British Sulfur

sul·fur

(S) (sŭl'fŭr)
An element, atomic no. 16, atomic wt. 32.066, which combines with oxygen to form sulfur dioxide (SO2) and sulfur trioxide (SO3); these combine with water to make strong acids, and with many metals and nonmetallic elements to form sulfides; used externally in the treatment of skin diseases.
Synonym(s): sulphur.
[L. sulfur, brimstone, sulfur]

sulphur

An element occurring in AMINO ACIDS and hence in many proteins, including COLLAGEN. Sulphur is often incorporated into ointments used in the treatment of various skin disorders such as ACNE, DANDRUFF and PSORIASIS.

sul·fur

(S) (sŭl'fŭr)
In oxide forms, added to water to make strong acids and used externally to treat skin diseases.
Synonym(s): sulphur.
[L. sulfur, brimstone, sulfur]

sulphur

see sulfur.
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