[ Poppies Syrup ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.
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
Recipe for a poppy syrup to treat spasms, pain, fever, and pleurisy.
Poppies Syrup. 1 to 4 drams in water. anodyne for Spasms
acute pain & Coughs. 1 to 3 grains
Spirit of Mindererus 30 to 40 drops in mint water sudorific
Cooling & good in inflamatory fever & pleurisy