|Electuary for the Dysentery.|
Take of the Japonic confection, two ounces; Locatelli's basam, one ounce; rhubarb in powder, half an ounce; syrup of marshmallows, enough to make an electuary.
|Electuary for the Epilepsy.|
Take of Peruvian bark, in powder, an ounce; of powdered tin, and wild valerian root, each half an ounce; simple syrup, enough to make an electuary.
|Electuary for the Gonorrhoea.|
Take of lenitive electuary, three ounces; jalap and rhubarb, in powder, of each two drachms; nitre, half an ounce; simple syrup, enough to make an electuary.
|Electuary for the Palsy.|
Take of powdered mustard-seed, and conserve of roses, each an ounce; syrup of ginger, enough to make an electuary.
|Electuary for the Piles.|
Take flowers of sulphur, one ounce; cream of tartar, half an ounce; treacle, a sufficient quantity to form an electuary.
|Electuary for the Rheumatism.|
Take of conserve of roses, two ounces; cinnabar of antimony, levigated, an ounce and a half; gum guaiacum, in powder, an ounce; syrup of ginger, a sufficient quantity to make an electuary.
|Electuary of the Bark.|
Take of Peruvian bark, in powder, three ounces; cascarilla, half an ounce; syrup of ginger, enough to make an electuary.
Take of senna, in fine powder, eight ounces; coriander seed, also in powder, four ounces; pulp of tamarinds and of French prunes, each a pound. Mix the pulps and powders together, and with a sufficien...
This is made in the same manner as the above, adding to the almonds, while beating, two ounces and a half of the mucilage of gum arabic.
Take of Camphor, half a drachm; sweet almonds, half a dozen; white sugar, half an ounce; mint water, eight ounces. Grind the camphor and almonds well together in a stone mortar, and add by degrees the...
Take of sweet almonds, an ounce; bitter almonds, a drachm; water, two pints.
|Emulsion of Gum Ammoniac.|
Take of gum ammoniac, two drachms; water, eight ounces. Grind the gum with the water poured upon it by little and little, till it is dissolved.
Take of soft water, six ounces; volatile aromatic spirit, two drachms; Florence oil, an ounce; shake them well together, and add, of simple syrup, half an ounce.
Take of white poppy-heads, two ounces; elder flowers, half an ounce; water, three pints. Boil till one pint is evaporated, and strain out the liquor.
Take of Jamaica pepper, half an ounce; red wine, a pint. Boil them for a little, and then strain the liquor.
Take tops of Wormwood and camomile flowers, dried, of each two ounces; water, two quarts. After a slight boiling, pour off the liquor.
This is the same as the common decoction.
Take of oak bark, one ounce; granate peel, half an ounce; alum, two drachms; smith's forge water, three pints. Boil the water with the bark and peel to the consumption of one third; then strain the re...
Take of water, six ounces; honey, one ounce; nitre, a drachm and a half. Mix them.
Take of rose-water, six ounces; syrup of clove July-flowers, half an ounce; spirit of vitriol, a sufficient quantity to give it an agreeable sharpness. Mix them.
Take of the emollient gargle, a pint: tincture of myrrh, an ounce; honey, two ounces. Mix them.
Take an ounce of marshmallow roots, and two or three figs; boil them in a quart of water till near one half of it be consumed; then strain out the liquor.