Sucous Betae

[ Sucous Betae ] William Paine

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
William Paine

Date: The manuscript is dated 1769 on the first page. | 1769/01/01 to 1769/12/31

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Ingredients
beet

Source: William Paine Papers
Institution: University Of New Brunswick | Source Origin: Loyalist Collection | Reference: MIC-Loyalist FC LFR.P3W5P3

Description

Instructions for using beet juice to be taken nasally. First Notebook of Medical Memorada, 1769, Reel 2.  Image use courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.  


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Transcription

 

Sucous Betae 1Infusiiones Decocta Cerevifriae Juscula Sera et Succi

Take a Beet pair and wash it clean
then bruise it and express yeJuice__.
Dose. a tea Spoonfull, table to be snuffed up
the Nose for an Errhine.

Annotations
Sucous Betae
Latin: the juice of beetroot.
Errhine
A medicine used to increase nasal discharge and induce sneezing.