Tooth Powder

[ Tooth Powder ] William Paine

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
William Paine
Contributor Role
Other
Contributor Name
Dr. Hunter

Date: Late 18th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Cosmetic
Medicine

Ingredients
Rose
rose pink
cream of tartar
peruvian bark
oil of cloves
cloves
bark
Florentine
Florentine root

Places
Peru

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

Description

A recipe for tooth powder from an unidentified Dr. Hunter. Reel 3, p. 570. Image use courtesy of American Antiquarian Society.  


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Tooth Powder from Dr Hunter.
One Ounce of Rose Pink, half an Ounce of Crem: Tart: half an Ounce of Peruvian
Bark, Ten Drops of Oil of Cloves, and one Ounce of Florentine [Omi] Root. These ingredients
To be finely powderd, and well mixed together

Annotations
Peruvian Bark
The bark of the cinchona tree used to treat malaria and other fevers.