Peruvian Antihectic Lozenges.
Take fine powder'd Bark of Peru 1 ounce and half; Balsam of Capive 2 drams ; Sugar of Roses (dissolv'd in compound Wormwood Water) 8 ounces; with Mucilage of Gum Tragacanth make Lozenges, each weighing 2 drams.
The Communicator of these saith, Lozenges are a pretty pleasant sort of Medicine, and fit for delicate nice Persons, that must have their Palates complimented, as well as their Distempers cured. These are good in Hectic Fevers, Consumptive Coughs, difficulty of Breathing, and the like Symptoms.
Let the Patient eat one four times a Day and drink after it a draught of Pectoral Decoction, made of Colts-foot, Ground Ivy, Oak Lungs, &c. Bleeding being premised where needful.
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710