Untitled Medicinal Concoction

[ Untitled Medicinal Concoction ]

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

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Ingredients
molasses
castor oil
camphor
paragoric

Places
Nova Scotia

Source: Militia Regulations Book
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Reference: MG 100 Vol. 1 No. 5 / Microfilm Reel 786

Description

An untitled recipe for a medicinal tonic pasted in the pages of a book of Militia Regulations.


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Transcription

One Table-Spoon Molasses

Two Tea-spoons Castor-oil

One --- " --- spts-Camphor

One --- " --- Paragoric

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  Four times pr day

    To be shaken

Annotations
Paragoric
An opium derivative used to treat diarrhea, coughs, and pain. (Also Paregoric)