Apoplexy, Simple Injection for
Warm water 1 quart
Common salt 2 teaspoonfuls
Brandy 1/2 ounce
This injection is recommended for any kind of a shock which affects the circulation."
The injection of the bowels will relieve the congestion by drawing the blood away from the brain.
Source: Mother's Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter