A Liniment with Alum.
Take crude and burnt Alum, each 2 drams; Bole, Japanic Earth, each 1 dram; Oil of Sassafras 6 drops; Honey of Roses as much as suffices, mix.
It's for scorbutic, putrid, spongey, loose, bleeding Gums, that scarce cover or stick to the Teeth. Powdered Gum Lac may be added.
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710