Rheumatic Pains in Back or Loins

[ Rheumatic Pains in Back or Loins ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Sarah Creighton Wilkins

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

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
rheumatic pains
rheumatism
back pain
loin pain

Ingredients
tincture of guaiacum
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

Recipe for medicine to relieve back and loin pain.


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Transcription

    Rheumatic pains in back or loins
½ an once of Tincture Guaicum
in 6 onces of Water every night
until reliev d

Annotations
Tincture Guaicum
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)