Slip 4. Page 3. Recto

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Slip 4. Page 3. Recto

Subject

Recipe or Medicine for a White Decoction

Description

White Decoction
Take of the purest Chalk in powder, two
ounces, gum arabic; half an ounce; Water
three Pints. Boiled to one quart & strain the Decoction.
This is a proper drink, in acute
disease attended with, or inclining to a looseness
& where acidities abound in the stomach or bowel.
It is peculiarly for Children when afflicted with
sourness of the stomach, & for persons who are
subject to the Heartburn. It may be sweetened
with Sugar, as it is used, and two or three ounces of
simple Cinnamon water added to it.

An ounce of powdered chalk mix'd with
two pints of water will occationally occupy
the place of the decoction and also of the chalk
julip

Creator

Charlotte Starkie

Publisher

Gillespie Family

Date

1782 to 1808

Rights

Site licence

Format

Handwritten text on a page of a paper document

Language

English

Type

Paper Document

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White Decoction
Take of the purest Chalk in powder, two  ounces, gum arabic; half an ounce; Water three Pints. Boiled to one quart & strain the Decoction.
This is a proper drink, in acute disease attended with, or inclining to a looseness & where acidities abound in the stomach or bowel.
It is peculiarly for Children when afflicted with sourness of the stomach, & for persons who are subject to the Heartburn. It may be sweetened with Sugar, as it is used, and two or three ounces of simple Cinnamon water added to it.

An ounce of powdered chalk mix'd with two pints of water will occationally occupy the place of the decoction and also of the chalk julip

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Paper document

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Citation

Charlotte Starkie, “Slip 4. Page 3. Recto,” The Huntroyd Receipts, accessed November 25, 2020, https://huntroyd.co.uk/items/show/135.

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