For a Bilious Attack

[ For a Bilious Attack ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Date: Recorded sometime in 1819. | 1819/01/01 to 1819/12/31

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
bilious attack

Ingredients
lemon
sugar
rhubarb
salt of tartar
sal volatile
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 and instructions for a bilious attack.


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      For a Bilious attack
20 grains concrete of Lemmon
Juice, or ½ of a Lemmon
20 grains of Sugar
20 ditto of Rhubarb
1 scruple of Salt of Tartar
1 tea spoonful Sal Volatile
2 Table spoonfuls of water
put the Lemmon to these
Ingredients & take it
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    An excellent recipe

Annotations
Sal Volatile
A solution of ammonium carbonate dissolved in alcohol used also as smelling salts.