Component Parts of Popular Patent Medicines from the English Chronicle

[ Component Parts of Popular Patent Medicines from the English Chronicle ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Date: 1825/10/08

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Ingredients
aloe
jalap
oil of aniseed
aniseed
extract of colocynth
extract of jalap
almond soap
guaiacum
tartarized antimony
antimony
essential oil of juniper
juniper
carraway
rosemary
syrup of buckthorn
buckthorn

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia
London
England

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

An ingredients list for some popular patent medicines that was originally published in the English Chronicle.


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Component parts of Popular Patent
     Medicines from the English
Chronicle Octbr 8th 1825
Andersons Pills. Aloes, Jalap
& Oil of Anniseed
Barclay’s Anti-bilious Pills --
Extract of Colocynth, 2 drams

Extract of Jalap 1 dram;

Almond soap 1 dram; & half

Guiacum 3 drams
Tartarized antimony 8 drams
Essential Oil of Juniper, Carraway
& Rosemary of each 4 drops
form d in a mass with syrup of
Buckthorn, & divided into sixty four
Pills. 

 

Annotations
Guiacum
A genus of flowering plants native to the subtropical and tropical regions of America, guaiacum was introduced to Europe in the sixteenth century and used to treat a variety of ailments, including syphilis. (Also guajacum)