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

An Emmenagogue Foment.

Take roots of white Bryony 4 ounces; round Birthwort 2 ounces; Zedory, Bayberries, each 1 ounce; Herbs Feverfew, Mugwort, Savine tops, Camomile flowers, each 2 handfuls; boil in Water 1 gallon to 5 pints; to the strain'd add Brandy 1 pint; mix for a Foment, to be used very hot, to the Region of the Abdomen and Pubes.

It warms and comforts the Parts, breaks open pituitous Obstructions, attenuates feculent gross Blood, moves it when stagnating, and enclines its course to the Vessels of the Uterus.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710