The acid is also the active ingredient of the preparations of Virginian Prune, to which the same strictures apply.
Like thiosinamine it has a specific action on scar tissue and has been used in urethral strictures.
Macleod protested against the grounds on which its strictures were based.
He was an exact and discriminating critic, and inclined to severity in his strictures on the romanticists.
His Projet de paix perpetuelle, which was destined to exercise considerable influence on the development of the various schemes for securing universal peace which culminated in the Holy Alliance, was published in 1713 at Utrecht, where he was acting as secretary to the French plenipotentiary, the Abbe de Polignac, and his Polysynodie contained severe strictures on the government of Louis XIV., with projects for the administration of France by a system of councils for each department of government.