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

Spleen Ale.

Take Barks of Tamarisk 4 ounces; of Capers and Ash-tree, Woods of Guaiacum, Sassaphras, each 1 ounce; Herbs of Agrimony 4 handfuls; Wormwood, Dodder, each 2 handfuls; cut and boil these in 6 gallons of new Ale to 4 gallons, into which hang Filings of Needles half a pound; Crude Antimony 4 ounces.

When it hath Fermented enough, and is become clear, give half a pint twice a day.

Thomas Fuller
Pharmacopeia Extemporanea 1710