Oxymel of verdigris is stimulant, detergent, and escharotic.
It is more generally used as an escharotic and in ointments than the precipitated oxide.
Used as an escharotic, and in the preparation of oxide of antimony.
Uses, &c. Nitrate of silver is a powerful tonic, antispasmodic, astringent and escharotic.
It is chiefly used as an escharotic, to destroy proud flesh, &c.
The stronger acids are employed for their escharotic qualities.
escharotic es·cha·rot·ic (ěs'kə-rŏt'ĭk)
A caustic or corrosive substance or drug. adj.
Producing an eschar.