A Decoction of Catechu simple.
Take Japanic Earth 2 drams; boil in Water 1 pint to 12 ounces; let it stand to subside then having powred out the clearest, add strong Cinnamon Water, Syrup of Quinces (or of dried Roses) each 2 ounces mix.
Its useful against laxity of the Ventricle and Intestines, as also a Rheumatick disposition of the Blood. The Dose from 2 ounces to 4.
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710