flowers of sulfur

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sub·limed sul·fur

used in preparing sulfur ointment and in the treatment of various skin disorders.
Synonym(s): flowers of sulfur


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

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.

flowers of sulfur

commercial grade sulfur, commonly used by animal owners as a parasiticide dressing; also administered orally for the same purpose; overdosing causes gastroenteritis.