Cache-Control: public, max-age=1024000 Pharmacopoeia Extemporanea: A Sweetening Scorbutick Ale

A Sweetening Scorbutick Ale.

Take Pine (or Firr) tops cut 4 handfuls; boil them in 5 gallons of very strong Wort to 3 gallons and a half; when its tunned up, pour into it the juices of Brooklime, Water-cresses, Dandelion, Cleavers, each 1 pint; also hang into it the following bag of ingredients, and work all together.

Take roots of sharp pointed Dock 4 ounces; Sarsa, China, Juniper-berries, each 2 ounces; Shavings of Sanders yellow and red, Harts-horn, Ivory, Liquorice, Sweet fennel-seed, each 1 ounce; Harts-tongue, Liverwort, Agrimony, Ground-Ivy, each 2 handfuls; Crude Antimony 1 pound: Prepare all rightly.

It brings adult, fervid blood to a temper; quieteth it when in a furious ferment; refrigerateth the Hypochondria when enraged, and restraineth the Ebullition and inordinate (greek) of the vaporous blood and humours therin. It in a singular manner respects the hot Scurvy, and Hypochondriac affections: And is to be used for constant drink.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710