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

Icteric Ale.

Take shavings of ivory 1 ounce, white Horehound 4 handfuls; boil in 6 gallons of new Wort to 4; into which hang the under written ingredients in a bag.

Take roots of sharp-pointed Dock half a pound; Turmeric, Madder, each 2 ounces; of Nettles 4 ounces; Herbs of Celandine, Cleavers, Strawberries (leaves and roots) Barberry-rinds, each, 4 handfuls; fresh sheep's dung (ty'd up in a rag) 4 ounces; live Millepedes 1 pint; filings of steel 1 pound: prepare all fit for use.

It enriches and exalts poor watery blood, corrects crude juices, freeth the liver from obstructions, and cureth cachectic and ichteric persons.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710