Good Recipe for Cough

[ Good Recipe for Cough ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Contributor Role
Author
Contributor Name
Dr G.

Date: Recorded sometime in 1833. | 1833/01/01 to 1833/12/28

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
cough

Ingredients
paregoric elixir
sal volatile
squills
water

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: MacDonald Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 No. 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,618

Description

A recipe to address a cough.


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Good recipe for Cough
        1833  Dr. G.

Paregoric
Salvolatile
Tincture squills
     equal quantities
A tea spoonful & half
if small) going to bed
in a small quantity
of water __

Annotations
Paregoric
An opium derivative used to treat diarrhea, coughs, and pain. (Also Paragoric)
Salvolatile
A solution of ammonium carbonate dissolved in alcohol used also as smelling salts.
squills
Flowering bulbs used for a variety of medicinal purposes.