Thios. belongs to the same chemical group as Urea.

The colourless bitter crystals are soluble in water, alcohol, and ether. Thios. has been used externally and internally in cases of lupus, chronic glandular tumours, and for dissolving scar tissue; and internally for resolving tumours of the uterine appendages.

The usual internal dose in old-school practice is 4 to 8 grains once a day given hypodermically in a 15 per cent. solution. C. H. Pennoyer (quoted Pac. C. J. of H. viii. 199) relates this case:

Mrs. C., 69, had been several years ill with gastric distress, sciatica, pains in hips down to knees; SYMPTOMS.

Tinnitus caused by fibrous bands.

Appetite increased.

Stricture of rectum resolved.

Urine increased in quantity; no albumen or formed elements.

Tumours of uterine appendages.

Accelerated respiration.

Sensation of heat and burning in affected parts.─Bodily weight increased.─Glandular swellings reduced.

Distinct local reaction in lupus cases after a few hours.─Urticaria.─Lupus.─Scar tissues.

Reference: A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica. J. H. Clarke.




  1. I am about to give this to my husband who has deafness in one ear after ruptured eardrum decades ago. Fingers crossed!

  2. A wonderful drug for male infertility ….. Specially in cases of blockages in scortal channels …

  3. Its used in dissolving scar tissue. This is the one line i knew for thios. Wanna use it in my chamber (after i open one :p )

  4. A short story about Thios. Years ago I knew a man who had a party and was very excited, running through the house and having a grand time… until he ran through a double plate glass door, shattering the glass. He ended up with over 500 cuts and gashes over most of his body, primarily on face and head. I told him to buy Thios ointment and he bought a 5 lb container. LOL Used it several times a day and in a year he had no scars on his face.


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