Folio 2. Page 42. Verso

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Folio 2. Page 42. Verso

Subject

Recipe or Medicine for gargles and laxatives.

Description

Gargles
A little barley-water & honey with
a little Vinegar makes a useful gargle
for softening and cleansing the mouth in
fevers-

Cooling Gargle
Water six Ouncez; honey 1 ouncez-. Nitre
a dram & a half- useful in fevers
& inflammatory Quinseys-
A decoction of Figs in milk & water
is still more useful than the foregoing
in inflammatory Quinseys-especially
if some Sal Ammoniac be added-

Infusion of Tamarinds and Sena
Tamarinds 1 Ouncez, Sena and crystals
of Tartar, each 2 drams-infuse
4 or 5 Hours in a pint of Boiling
Water- strain the liquor & add an
ounce or two of the aromatic Tincture
-. [┌ or you may ┐] A tea-cupful may be taken every
half hour till it operates-

Laxative absorbent mixture
Rub one dram of magnesia alba with
ten or twelve grains of the best turkey
Rhubarb- add 3 Ouncez of common water,
cinnamon water, & sugar of each 1 Ouncez-
a tablespoon is a dose. repeate'd 3 times
a day- to a very young child half a
spoonful-
Raised (superscript) letters are lowered, contractions are expanded, and added letters italicised retaining the apostrophe. Deleted text is shown as [ ]. Inserted or uppercase text is┌ ┐

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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Gargles
A little barley-water & honey with a little Vinegar makes a useful gargle for softening and cleansing the mouth in fevers-

Cooling Gargle
Water six Oz; honey 1 oz-. Nitre a dram & a half- useful in fevers & inflammatory Quinseys-

A decoction of Figs in milk & water is still more useful than the foregoing in inflammatory Quinseys- especially if some Sal Ammoniac be added-


Infusion of Tamarinds and Sena
Tamarinds 1 Oz, Sena and crystals of Tartar, each 2 drams-infuse 4 or 5 Hours in a pint of Boiling Water- strain the liquor & add an ounce or two of the aromatic Tincture -.or you may A tea-cupful may be taken every half hour till it operates-

Laxative absorbent mixture
Rub one dram of magnesia alba with ten or twelve grains of the best turkey Rhubarb- add 3 Oz of common water, cinnamon water, & sugar of each 1 Oz- a tablespoon is a dose. rep'd 3 times a day- to a very young child half a spoonful-

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Charlotte Starkie, “Folio 2. Page 42. Verso,” The Huntroyd Receipts, accessed February 26, 2021, https://huntroyd.co.uk/items/show/88.

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