Monsr Le Beaumes Receipt

[ Monsr Le Beaumes Receipt ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Contributor Role
Author
Contributor Name
Monsieur Le Beaume

Date: 1818/08/04

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
general lassitude
lassitude
fatigue

Ingredients
gentian
orange peel
water

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

A remedy for lassitude or weariness.


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Transcription

Monsr Le Beaumes Receipt
August 4th. 1818 to Mrs May for
general lassitude. Southampton Row
for a space of Time 
________________
½ an once of Gentian
½ ditto Tincture orange peel
60 drops of each mix d with
1 once in glass of water

Annotations
Southampton Row
A major London street.
Gentian
Native to Asia, Europe, and the Americas, the roots of genus gentiana were used in making beverages as well as in remedies for a variety of ailments, including digestive disorders, fevers, and dyspepsia.