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The Pharmacopeia Extemporanea

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An Hysteric Nodule.

Take Asa Foetida half a dram; Castor, Camphire, each 1 scruple; Oil of Amber half a scruple; mix, and tie up in a rag or piece of Silk.


An Acovistic Oil.

Take Oil of bitter Almonds 1 dram; Oil of Nutmeg, Cummin, Marjoram, Petre, each 4 drops, Civet 2 grains, mix.

A Cephalic Oil.

Take Balsam of Peru 1 dram; Oil of Rosemary, Sage, Marjoram, Nutmegs, each 4 drops; Camphire half a dram, mix.

A Paralytic Oil.

Take Oil of Amber, Sassaphras, each 1 dram; Oil of Rosemary, Pepper, each 1 scruple, mix.

Oil of Rhubarb.

Take Oil of sweet Almonds and Rhubarb powder'd, each as much as you please; put it into a glased Pot, lain upon lain, give it a warm Digestion for a Nights space, and then press out a golden colour'd Oil, strongly in a Press, as you would do Oil of...


A Purging Pectoral Oxymel.

Take Raisins of the Sun stoned, and cut small, Orris Root, each 1 ounce; Elecampane, Calamus Aromaticus, each half an ounce; Senna 2 ounces; Agaric (tied up in a Rag) half an ounce; white Horehound, Savory, Hyssop, Ground Ivy, each 1 handful; Tobacco...

An Asthmatic Oxymel.

Take Zedoary 1 ounce; boil in Water 1 quart to 1 pint and half; in the strained Liquor, mix Gum Ammoniacum (first dissolv'd in Vinegar 4 ounces) 1 ounce; strain and add Honey 4 ounces; boil, scum and strain it out.

An Oxymel of Tobacco.

Take Tobacco leaves (powdered and tied up in a Rag) 1 ounce and half; Agaric (likewise tied up) Liquorice, each 1 ounce; Senna, Raisins of the Sun, each 2 ounces; Vinegar 2 quarts, boil to 2 pints and half, adding towards the last, Thyme, Hyssop, each 2...


A Paste for Aphthae.

Take new Butter, just out of the Churn, unsalted (and washed in Rose water) 1 ounce and half; Liquorice powder 1 dram and half; white SUgar candy powdered, and passed through a Searce, as much as serves to make it up like a Paste, mix.

Gallic Paste.

Take Bole 1 ounce; Burnt Alum, burnt Crust of Bread, powdered Tiles, Porcelane Ware, each 2 drams; clarified Honey as much as is sufficient to give the Consistence of Paste, beat all up together.


Pellets for the Teeth.

Take Asa foetida, 8 grains; Camphire, Dragons Blood, each 1 grain; Oil of Pepper 2 drops, mix.