To Cure a Bruise or the Rumatick Pains

[ To Cure a Bruise or the Rumatick Pains ] Thomas Smith

Contributors
Contributor Role
Author
Contributor Name
Thomas Smith

Date: 1770/11/25

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
rheumatism
pain
bruises

Ingredients
oil of spike
oil of Exeter
oil of Peter
petroleum jelly
oil of turpentine
oil of marjoram

Places
London
England
Nova Scotia

Source: Stephen Rodda Notebooks
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Reference: Microfilm Reel 12,140

Description

A concoction for treating bruises and rheumatic pain obtained from Thomas Smith of London.


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Transcription

To Cure a Bruise or the

Rumatick Pains __

2 ounces of oyle of spike

2 ounces of oyle of Exter

2 ounces of oyle of Peter

2 ounces of oyle of Turpintine

2 Drams of oyle of margram

 

The above given by

Mr. Tho. Smith in St.

Katherin’s new Curt, London

25 Novr.1770

Annotations
oyle of Exter
Oil of Exeter is the common name for Oleum Excestrense, a concoction included in Nicholas Culpeper's A Physicall Directory.
oyle of Peter
A common name for petroleum jelly.