opium-eaters fall insensible immediately after snake-bite, and gradually recover from the poisonous effects, I think Mr. Davies' case was a'one of the kind, as he was an opium-eater, but his vital
power was not sufficient to enable him to resist the influence so completely as to save his life. Ingredients of opium, therefore, cught to have a fair trial upon lower animals. I shall be thankful to you or any of your readers if you will bring forward any cases of snake-bite among opium-eaters that may come occurring uauer notice.?I am, &c., A FuNJABEE.
EFFECT OF OPIUM ON SNAKE-POISON. TO
"THE INDIAN MEDICAL GAZETTE."
shall feel thankful if you will kindly publish this in your valuable journal if you think it of any importance. It is well known amongst Bengalis that opium-eaters can reaist, to a certuiu extent, suake-poisons. If it be true that