Cache-Control: public, max-age=1024000 Pharmacopoeia Extemporanea: Bitter Stomach Powder

Bitter Stomach Powder.

Take Virginy Snake root, Zedoary, Gentian, Elecampane, each 5 grains; Oil of Nutmeg 1 drop, make a Powder.

It warms, roborates, deterges and useth to bring considerable Advantage, when by reason of Daily hard Drinking, Sotting and Soaking, the Fibres of the Stomach being over washt become lapse like a Tripe; and its Ville being slabbered over, and oppress'd with slimy Putrilage, retain nothing, whence arise loathing of Food Morning Strainings and Vomiting.

Give a Dose every Morning, half an Hour before rising, in a draught of bitter Decoction.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710