Mr Attree Recipe for A S K --- for Indigestion

[ Mr Attree Recipe for A S K --- for Indigestion ] Sarah Creighton Wilkins

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

Date: 1821/04/28

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
bile
indigestion

Ingredients
calomel
nutmeg
gentian root
rhubarb
water
boiling water
cloves
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

Mr, Attree's remedy for indigestion and bile.


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Mr Attree recipe for A S K -- for    1821
Indigestion after his order to take
5 grains of Calomel & 3 ditto of Nutmeg
going to Bed                 or the Bile
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1 Dram of gentian Root
1 ditto of Rhubarb
a pint of boiling Water
4 Cloves
A Wine Glass full twice or three
times a day to begin twice
10 grains of Soda to be added to each
Glass of the infusion

April 28th      very good
 

Annotations
Calomel
Mercury chloride, once used as a purgative as well as an insecticide and fungicide.
gentian Root
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.