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

Laxative Powder.

Take Senna and Cream of Tartar, each as much as you will, and reduce them into a Powder.

Its a short Composition, but a most benign Medicine, purging very mildly and without Trouble, Gripes or Sickness. For Cream of Tartar is the best Corrector of Senna.

The Dose is from half a dram to 2 scruples, or 1 dram for grown Persons, to be taken at Night.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710