Take of white Spanish soap, one ounce; opium, unprepared, two drachms; rectified spirit of wine, nine ounces. Digest them together in a gentle heat for three days; then strain off the liquor, and add ...
Take of olive oil, one pint; Strasburg turpentine and yellow wax, of each half a pound; red saunders, six drachms. Melt the wax with some part of the oil over a gentle fire; then adding the remaining ...
|The vulnerary Balsam.|
Take of benzoin, powdered, three ounces; balsam of Peru, two ounces; hepatic aloes, in powder, half an ounce; rectified spirit of wine, two pints. Digest them in a gentle heat for three days, and then...
Take of alum, in powder, fifteen grains; gum kino, five grains; syrup, a sufficient quantity to make a bolus.
|Bolus of Rhubarb and Mercury.|
Take of the best rhubarb, in powder, from a scruple to half a drachm; of calomel, from four to six grains; simple syrup, a sufficient quantity to make a bolus.
Take of gum guaiacum, in powder, ten grains; flowers of sulphur and cream of tartar, of each one scruple; simple syrup, a sufficient quantity.
Take of calomel, six grains; conserve of roses, half a drachm. Make a bolus.
Take of sperma ceti, a scruple; gum ammoniac, ten grains; salt of hartshorn, six grains; simple syrup, as much as will make them into a bolus.
Take of jalap in powder, a scruple; cream of tartar, two scruples. Let them be rubbed together, and formed into a bolus, with simple syrup.
Take of barley-meal, six ounces; fresh hemlock leaves bruised, two ounces; vinegar, a sufficient quantity. Boil the meal and hemlock in the vinegar for a little, and then add two drachms of the sugar ...
Take of white lily root, four ounces; fat figs and raw onions, bruised, of each one ounce; yellow basilicum ointment, two ounces; gum galbanum, half an ounce; linseed meal, as much as necessary. Boil ...
Take of camomile flowers, an ounce; anise-seeds, half an ounce. Boil in a pint and a half of water to one pint.
Take of linseed tea and new milk, each six ounces. Mix them.
Take of milk and water, each six ounces; sweet oil or fresh butter, and brown sugar, of each two ounces. Mix them.
To four ounces of the infusuion of camomile flowers, add an equal quantity of Florence oil.
Take jelly of starch, four ounces; linseed oil, half an ounce. Liquify the jelly over a gentle fire, and then mix in the oil.
Take of common decoction, ten ounces; Venice turpentine, dissolved with the yolk of an egg, half an ounce; Florence oil, one ounce. Mix them.
This clyster is made by mixing three ounces of vinegar with five of water-gruel.
Collyrium or Eye-water
|Collyrium of Alum.|
Take of alum, half a drachm; agitate it well together with the white of one egg.
|Collyrium of Lead.|
Take sugar of lead, and crude sal ammoniac, of each four grains. Dissolve them in eight ounces of common water.
Take of white vitriol, half a drachm: rose-water, six ounces. Dissolve the vitriol in the water, and filter the liquor.