Cache-Control: public, max-age=1024000 Pharmacopoeia Extemporanea: Chlorotic Ale

Chlorotic Ale.

Take Guaiacum, Sassaphras, each 2 ounces; roots of Madder, Smalage, Butchers-broom, Zedoary, each 4 ounces; Herb-Motherwort, Pennyroyal, Mugwort, each 4 handfuls; Feverfew 2 handfuls; Daucus seed 3 ounces; grains of Paradise 1 ounce; filings of steel (tied up in a rag 1 pound make a bag for 4 gallons.

When the Fermentation of the blood is grown low and languishing, this rouseth it up again afresh; concocts and incides crude, and pituitose juices; opens obstructions, procures a good habit of body, and a fresh colour. Let those that lie under a chlorosis make use of it for their ordinary drink.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710