Mr. Attree for Indigestion & Weakness

[ Mr. Attree for Indigestion & Weakness ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins
Contributor Role
Author
Contributor Name
Mr. Attree

Date: Late 18th or early 19th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
indigestion
weakness

Ingredients
gentian
rhubarb
cloves
water
boiling water
soda

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 remedy for indigestion and weakness.


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Mr. Attree for Indigestion & Weakness

1 dram of Gentian
1 dram of Rhubarb
3 or 4 pounded Cloves

A pint of boiling water mix with these
ingredients & bottle it for use

A wine Glass should be taken 2 or 3
times a day. 10 grains of Soda to be
added to each doze. of the Infusion.

Annotations
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.