White or off-white crystalline powder, odorless. It is applied for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, gout and bronchial asthma, etc. Its injection is used for tuberculous or suppurative meningitis, tuberculous pleurisy, empyema, arthritis, tenosynovitis, tendon injuries, sprain, prurigo nodularis, lichen planus, etc. Eye drops made from it is applied for various ophthalmias. Cream is used for anaphylactic or seborrheic dermatitis and pruritus, etc.