The Womans Powder.
Take Astringent Crocus of Steel half a scruple; Spikenard, Species of Hyacinth, each 5 grains, bring all into a fine Powder. Its of great Service to correct the laxity of the Uterus, hinder a Flux of Blood, and consequently prevent Miscarriage. Let it be given Night and Morn, with a glass of rough red Lisbon Wine. Or oftner, if there be an actual Flux.
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710