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  • Tags: Gum guaicum

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RheumatismThree ounces of sarsaparilla sliced and bruise’d1 Quart of fine Spirits of wine let them standtogether in a wide mouthe’d bottle close stoppedt3 days by the fire then strain out the li--quor very hard, & add to it 2 ounce oz of…

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For a Cough, hoarseness, or Consumption 4 ouncez Conserve of Roses4 ditto White sugar Candy powdere’d4 ditto Jar Raisins stone’d and shred fine4 hard apples pare’d & grated40 drops Spirit of sulphur40 drops Spirit of vitriolBeat all together in a…

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thin as you can and boil it in the oilover a slow fire till melted- thereafterletting it stand to cool- put in theHoney keeping it stirring over the fire for 10 Minutes then put in the Gum, sliced as the wax/ after letting itstand to cool & keep…

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Decoction of SarsaparillaFresh Sarsaparilla root, slice'd & bruised, three ounces; shavings ofGuiacum Wood one ounce- Boilover a slow fire from in threeQuarts of Water to one, addingtowards the end, half an ounce ofSassafras Wood & Tthree…

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Paregoric ElixirUseful in coughs- & in the whoopingCough- the dose is 20 drops or more-Chalybeate WineIron Filings 2 Ouncez Cinnamon & Mace each 2 drams Ʌ ┌ Rhenish ┐ wine 2 pints infuse amonth shaking the bottle- strain it off- it is an…

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flower-de luce- rubbe’d upon thetooth or abcesse’d-it seldom fails-or a piece of sticking plaster thebigness of a Shilling with a bit of opium in the middle of it may belaid on the Temporal Artery where thepulsation is most visible-WormsFlowers of…
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