A decoction of frogs in water, reduced to the form of a lini-
ment, is curative of itch-scab in horses; indeed, it is said, that
a horse, when once treated in this manner, will never again
be attacked with the disease. Salpe says that if a live frog
is given to dogs in their mess, they will lose the power of
The Natural History. Pliny the Elder. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S. H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A. London. Taylor and Francis, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street. 1855.
An XML version of this text is available for download,
with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted
changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.