Cache-Control: public, max-age=1024000 Pharmacopoeia Extemporanea: An Anodyne Foment

An Anodyne Foment.

Take white Poppy heads (cut, and bruis'd with their Seeds) Dill seeds, each 2 ounces; leaves of Henbane, Hounds tongue, common Night shade, each 2 handfuls; boil in Water 3 quarts to 2 quarts, and strain it out.

It explicate the corrugated Fibres, composeth enraged Spirits, obtunds acrious Humour, attenuateth Viscid, and returns Stagnating into common circulating Channels.

Let it be used very hot, with Flannel Stupes, and repeated as often as Pains grow strong again.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710