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

Pectoral Ale.

Take roots of China 4 ounces; Sarfa, Comfrey, Liquorice, each 2 ounces; Orris, Elecampane, each 1 ounce; Shavings of Ivory, Hartshorn, Sanders yellow and red, each half an ounce; Herbs Harts-tongue, Wall-Rue, Ground-Ivy, Scabious, each 4 handfuls; Anniseed 2 ounces; Raisins half a pound: Prepare all for 4 gallons.

It may be made Cock-Ale, by adding a Cock parboil'd, bruis'd and cut into pieces.

It sweetens the Acrimony of the blood and humours, incides clammy phlegm, facilitates expectoration, invigorates the lungs, supplies soft nourishment, and is very profitable even in a consumption it self, if not too far gone.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710