Cache-Control: public, max-age=1024000 Pharmacopoeia Extemporanea: Purging Ale with Antimony

Purging Ale with Antimony.

Take roots of sharp-pointed Dock 8 ounces; Polypodium, Ellecampane, each 4 ounces; Sanders, yellow and red, Juniper-Berries, each 2 ounces; Caraway-seeds 1 ounce; Herbs Scabions 8 handfuls; Liver-wort, Agrimony, each 4 handfuls; Senna 4 ounces; Rheubarb half an ounce; Agaric 1 ounce; Crude Antimony (grosly bruised, and tied up in a rag) 1 pound, dispense for a bag for 4 gallons, to which (when in the vessel) add juice of Fumitory 1 pint: Ferment all together.

For the itch, and all cutaneous maladies.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710